Zika Virus Cases Rise to 100 in Jaipur

by Hannah Joy on  October 19, 2018 at 9:07 AM Tropical Disease News
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Zika virus cases has gone up to 100 in Jaipur. The spread of mosquitoes and larvae in the area are being checked.
Zika Virus Cases Rise to 100 in Jaipur
Zika Virus Cases Rise to 100 in Jaipur

State Chief Secretary D.B. Gupta held a review meeting and directed the officials to carry out anti-larvae activities in educational institutions and administrative buildings in Jaipur.

Veenu Gupta, Chief Secretary (Medicine and Health) said, "Medical teams in Jaipur are carrying out screening and fogging activities. A total of 1,11,825 houses have been screened. Special precautions are being taken in the Zika-affected areas."

She said that there was no shortage of medicines at health centres. She also directed district officials to monitor the regular availability of medicines and testing equipment in hospitals.

Gupta directed officials to take measures to prevent breeding of mosquitoes in the Rajasthan Police Academy, Police Line and the RAC Battalion.

She asked the Army officials to check the spread of mosquitoes and larvae in their area.

Gupta instructed officials to pay special attention to tourist places such as Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Albert Hall.



Source: IANS

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