Till today five cases of Dengue have been detected by Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu. The Superintendent of the hospital, Dr Rao Rattan Pal Sharma said that the dengue patients are being treated with other patients and there was no need of specialized treatment to be given to them.
When he was asked
about setting up of separate ward for the dengue patients, he said
dengue happens because of the mosquito bite and there is no other way
of transmission of the virus from infected persons to healthy
He said that
people are advised to visit doctors, in case they feel any kind of
problem related to fever. He said that Dengue test is available free
of cost at the Jammu medical college.
Health Services, Jammu, Dr Baljeet Singh Pathania said that six teams
have been formed for fumigation in the city and so far fumigation is
done in half of the city.
He said that his
department is ready to meet out any emergency, if arises as most of
the staff members including doctors and para-medical staff have been
trained to tackle the situation.