Number of patients in hosp swells following fluctuation in temp
Number of patients in hosp swells following fluctuation in temp

Fluctuation in temperature has put the health department on sticky wicket once again in Madhya Pradesh as swine flu may return in the state. However, other diseases like viral, throat infection, diarrhea, jaundice etc also may on rise.  Hospitals have witnessed huge rush of patients with complaint of cold and cough with throat infection.

Out Patients Department (OPD) are on rise in the said hospitals. Hamidia Hospital has already 2000 to 2500 OPD daily normally now it swelled to nearly 3500. Similar is case of JP Hospital. However, doctors of the said hospitals that they are fully prepared for it.

Hamidia Hospital medical superintendent Dr AK Shrivastava said, “With fluctuation of temperature, swine flu, viral, jaundice, diarrhea, etc. are on rise. Rush of patients swelled in hospitals complaining the said diseases. Chances are that there may be swine flu return in Madhya Pradesh. However, we have full preparation to tackle swine flu as we have medicines sufficient in stock.”

Concern over Swine flu
As per the doctors, fluctuation in temperature with rains is fit for diseases like swine flu. Uniformity must be there in weather to restrict such diseases. With recent spell of rains and thundershowers all over Madhya Pradesh has made favorable condition for swine flu. Madhya Pradesh is at third position in the country with 129 swine flu deaths. Major cities are worst affected in swine flu cases.

Last year, the figure was just 34 during the same period after January. This 129 swine flu deaths and 612 swine flu positive have put the health department in tension and exposed its tall claims of having sound elaborate arrangement of handling and restricting swine flu in Madhya Pradesh.

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