Dengue Havoc, Wards Filled In Hospitals

Along with seasonal diseases, dengue is spreading rapidly in the district. The condition is that the dengue wards of the hospital are full. At the same time, there is a rush for platelets in the blood bank. Action is being taken by the Health Department to get dengue larvae by running a campaign, despite this, there are many such areas, where the outbreak of mosquitoes has increased due to waterlogging.
Last year only 4 dengue patients were found whereas this year more than 55 people have been confirmed dengue. Apart from this, the report of more than 120 people has come positive in the rapid investigation. A separate dengue ward has also been made by the Health Department at Divisional Hospital, Shastri Hospital, Ramnagar. In this, after filling the ten-bed dengue ward of the divisional hospital with patients, now patients are being admitted to the other ward. Five patients are also admitted in the six-bed ward of Shastri Hospital. Action is claimed by the Municipal Corporation by running a cleanliness drive, but along with the colony near Cantt Railway Station, Bajardiha, Chittupur are clogged with dirt as well as drains.
Increased demand for platelets on blood banks
The increase in dengue patients has increased the demand for platelets in IMA and BHU blood banks. According to IMA Secretary Dr. RN Singh, last month there was a demand of 20 to 25 units of platelets whereas at present 80 to 100 units are being given every day. Apart from this, Single Donor Platelets (SDP) has also increased from 7 to 8 to 20 to 25. On the other hand, Dr. Sandeep Kumar, in-charge of BHU Blood Bank said that compared to 20 to 30 earlier, the number of platelets has increased from 70 to 100 at this time.
Special watch on areas with danger zone
Some areas of the city have been kept in the Danger Zone by the Health Department. The areas adjoining the river are in Lanka, Bhikharipur, Samneghat, Kamchha, Bhagwanpur, Balajinagar Colony, Maruti Nagar Colony, Bajardiha, Jolha, Jakkha, Birdopur, Lallapura, Chittupur as well as Varuna Par. More patients are being found in these areas. District Malaria Officer SC Pandey said that cleanliness is being done along with drainage by running a special campaign.

Along with seasonal diseases, dengue is spreading rapidly in the district. The condition is that the dengue wards of the hospital are full. At the same time, there is a rush for platelets in the blood bank. Action is being taken by the Health Department on getting dengue larvae by running a campaign, despite this, there are many such areas where the outbreak of mosquitoes has increased due to waterlogging.

Last year only 4 dengue patients were found whereas this year more than 55 people have been confirmed dengue. Apart from this, the report of more than 120 people has come positive in the rapid investigation. A separate dengue ward has also been made by the Health Department at Divisional Hospital, Shastri Hospital, Ramnagar. In this, after filling the ten-bed dengue ward of the divisional hospital with patients, now patients are being admitted to the other ward. Five patients are also admitted in the six-bed ward of Shastri Hospital. Action is claimed by the Municipal Corporation by running a cleanliness drive, but along with the colony near Cantt Railway Station, Bajardiha, Chittupur are clogged with dirt as well as drains.

Increased demand for platelets on blood banks

The increase in dengue patients has increased the demand for platelets in IMA and BHU blood banks. According to IMA Secretary Dr. RN Singh, last month there was a demand of 20 to 25 units of platelets whereas at present 80 to 100 units are being given every day. Apart from this, Single Donor Platelets (SDP) has also increased from 7 to 8 to 20 to 25. On the other hand, Dr. Sandeep Kumar, in-charge of BHU Blood Bank said that compared to 20 to 30 earlier, the number of platelets has increased from 70 to 100 at this time.

Special watch on areas with danger zone

Some areas of the city have been kept in the Danger Zone by the Health Department. The areas adjoining the river are in Lanka, Bhikharipur, Samneghat, Kamchha, Bhagwanpur, Balajinagar Colony, Maruti Nagar Colony, Bajardiha, Jolha, Jakkha, Birdopur, Lallapura, Chittupur as well as Varuna Par. More patients are being found in these areas. District Malaria Officer SC Pandey said that cleanliness is being done along with drainage by running a special campaign.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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