39 Dengue Cases Reported in Delhi, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Holds Meeting

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  July 11, 2016 at 11:46 PM Dengue News
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Dengue fever is a vector-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. 39 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi so far, a civic body report said.

While 15 cases of dengue were reported in June 2016, 24 cases have been reported in the first 10 days of July 2016.
 39 Dengue Cases Reported in Delhi, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Holds Meeting
39 Dengue Cases Reported in Delhi, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Holds Meeting

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda chaired a meeting with Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and Mayors of all Delhi corporations here to review the preparedness for prevention and control of dengue in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Assuring all necessary help to Delhi government, Nadda informed that 33 surveillance labs, two apex labs with advanced diagnostic facilities are adequately equipped to undertake dengue tests. He said that all State Governments have been advised to ensure price capping on dengue testing.

Source: IANS

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