Bihar Floods:Threat of Dengue Rises

Bihar floods:Owing to serious rains and spurt in Punpun stream, waterlogging in Patna has remained intact for many days. because of the increase of mosquitoes in stagnant water, the chance of a virus of dengue fever has raised within the capital town. in keeping with official figures, 640 patients are found to be Dengue positive within the last four days throughout the investigation. it’s been reportable on the side that the quantity of dengue fever patients in Patna will reach 800.

According to medical officers, dengue fever is spreading speedily within the areas of Patna wherever there’s waterlogging. In classy colonies like Rajendra Nagar, Bhagwat Nagar, Gola Road, Pataliputra, even After eight days since rain alleviated, the priority of medics has multiplied because of accumulation of dirty and foul-smelling water though water has drained from a lot of of the area.
Bihar Health Department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar, however, denied the happening of dengue fever within the capital. He said, “As consultants say, there’s no sign of dengue fever occurrence in Patna.” However, he admitted that there’s a chance of a scourge of infectious diseases.

According to him, twenty four groups are tasked in spraying ‘Temifos’ to kill mosquitoes all over Patna. So far, 900 cases of dengue fever are reportable across the state, out of that 640 cases are confirmed solely in Patna.

Bihar floods:Daily around a hundred patients ar reaching (Patna Medical faculty and Hospital) PMCH for the screening of dengue fever. thus far quite five hundred patients have undergone dengue fever screening in PMCH within the last seven days. however PMCH has solely forty beds accessible for admitting dengue fever patients.

In such a scenario, the hope of patients in a very personal hospital or different government hospital is additionally on opposition. Keeping in sight the increasing impact of dengue fever, the health department has determined to line up a three-day dengue fever screening camp at PMCH and NMCH in Patna from October ten to twelve.

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