Hit back of swine flu in vizag
Hit back of Swine flu in Vizag
Swine flu makes a come back in Visakhapatnam. Three people were diagnosed last week for swine flu in Virology lab of King George Hospital. Some of the areas in the vicinity of Gnanapuram and New Colony witness pig menace. Cases of swine flu shooking up people in Vizag.
Last week, an IPS Officer admitted to a private hospital and got discharged recently. According to KHG sources, another person is on medication right now at a private hospital and also a 15-year-old girl is undergoing treatment at the Chest Hospital.
District collector Pravin Kumar held a meeting on Monday with district medical and health officials to check the mobility to handle the disease. H1N1 cases have been reported in the states such as Telangana, Tamil Naidu, and Karnataka-Bengaluru city.
The virus is swinging in the community, however, the sources said that the officials were yet to detect it. According to the health officials, the girl who is suffering from fever was first taken for dengue test in the Virology lab of KGH, but swine flu was detected. Eventually, she was shifted to Chest hospital, Chinna Waltair as there are many ventilators comparative to other hospitals. District medical and health officials said, “Precautionary medicines are being given to their family members and we are formulating awareness campaigns.”
In and out, 12 screening centers are set up and nodal officers have been deputed to the hospitals. The collector insisted all the medical officers maintain sufficient stock of medicines and said to refer Chest Hospital for those, who were reported to swine flu as Chest hospital has more ventilators. Also, special isolation wards are set up in hospitals like KGH, Chest, NTR hospital, Narsipatnam area hospital, and Paderu CHC.
So people have to take safety measures while going out as this virus spreads faster and leads to deadly conditions.