Mumbai News: Monsoon season is about to end. An epidemic has broken out everywhere, and most hospitals in several cities are overflowing with patients. But in the midst of all this, a major incident of negligence has come to light from Mumbai. 49 patients have lost their lives due to negligence of hospitals here.
According to the information, 49 patients have died in 48 hours in two hospitals in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In fact, two hospitals in Maharashtra, one in Nad and the other in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, where there was a shortage of medicines, resulted in the death of 49 patients in 48 hours. According to reports, 31 patients have died in Nand while 18 patients have died in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar hospital. The negligence of the hospital was such that there was not only a large-scale shortage of medicines, but the hospital was also overcrowded with patients. However, the incident has reverberated across Maharashtra, with the opposition questioning the state’s Shinde government and demanding an inquiry.
Diseases including dengue and malaria broke out in the eastern area of the city
As the monsoon season draws to a close, the season is in its final stages, and the city has been plagued by torrential rains, the AMC system has gone into overdrive as cases of dengue, malaria, diarrhoea, and typhoid continue to rise daily in the eastern part of the city, and the spraying of medicine And fogging has been started. According to the information, the epidemic is continuously increasing in the eastern area of Ahmedabad, the cases of dengue, malaria, diarrhoea-vomiting, typhoid, jaundice have increased in the eastern area. At present, 566 cases of dengue and 124 cases of malaria have been reported in Ahmedabad. Not only this, there is also an increase of 173 cases of dengue and 41 cases of malaria in a week. Due to this, AMC has started fogging and spraying medicine all over the city.
Why is dengue spreading fast? Its type-2 strain is very dangerous, so protect yourself
There has been a sudden increase in dengue cases in India. Dengue cases are increasing these days across North India and many parts of the country including Delhi-NCR. Recently some areas of Delhi were inundated after heavy monsoon floods. In other parts of North India, floods have also led to an increase in mosquito-borne diseases. Dengue cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi after the floods. Recently Delhi government sent 20 dengue samples for dengue genome identification. Among them, the most dangerous DENV-2 strain was found in 19 cases. This strain of dengue has raised concern among health officials and the public. Delhi’s health department found that 19 out of 20 samples were of type 2 dengue, which is considered the most dangerous.
What is dengue type-2 strain?
Dengue type-2 is a dangerous strain. This is the most dangerous strain of dengue. There are DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4 strains of the dengue virus, with the DENV-2 strain being the most dangerous. More than 90 percent of dengue cases in Delhi are of the DENV-2 strain. Due to which the life of the patient can also be lost. This is the reason why the Delhi government has appealed to the general public along with all the government agencies to be vigilant. Symptoms of DENV-2 infection are similar to other serotypes of dengue, but can be more severe. Symptoms usually begin 3-7 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito.
Symptoms of dengue
Muscle, bone and joint pain
Itching or rashes on the skin
Pain behind the eyes
Preventive measures against dengue
Do not allow water to accumulate anywhere around the house. If water has been sitting in coolers, containers or anything else for a long time, empty it.
Keep the water tank covered.
Put screens on windows and doors to prevent mosquitoes from entering from outside.
Spray mosquito repellent around the house to prevent mosquitoes.
Keep sleeping with a mosquito net to avoid mosquitoes.
Wear clothes that cover the entire body to avoid mosquitoes.
If symptoms like fever, pain, vomiting appear, consult a doctor immediately.
Doctor’s advice is very important
Often people mistake the mild symptoms of dengue for a viral infection or the flu. There is safety in precaution, consult a doctor if you experience any symptoms. It should be treated properly as severe symptoms can lead to dengue shock syndrome. This can lead to dengue hemorrhagic fever and conditions such as blood vessel damage, liver damage, heavy bleeding and death.