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Dengue Outbreak in Himachal Pradesh; First Case Reported

by Vishnuprasad on  September 18, 2015 at 8:28 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
The first case of dengue was reported here with a patient in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here testing positive on Thursday, an official said.
Dengue Outbreak in Himachal Pradesh; First Case Reported
Dengue Outbreak in Himachal Pradesh; First Case Reported
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The patient had travelled to the hill state from Gurgaon a few days back. "A patient, who is a student of a private university and returned from Gurgaon, has been tested dengue positive. He has been hospitalised and stabilised," IGMCH medical superintendent Ramesh Chand told IANS.

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He said this was the first case of dengue here. The state has sounded an alert and initiated preventive measures to prevent the spread of the disease.

Source: IANS
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