Burhanpur : Chief Madical and Health Officer Dr K M Gupta sent a combat team immediately to village Bhoraghat after being informed about 30 fever patients. The team organized a camp to treat the patients in the village. Dr N K Sethiya and Dr D Puniwala treated 27 patients and three patients were referred to 108 Ambulance in Common Heath Center Khaknaar.
District level team, with the help of ANM Asha members and Anaganwadi members, searched for Larva of the mosquitoes in every household of the village. The Larva was found in 7 houses and 5 blood samples have been dispatched to Diagnostics Center Khandwa under suspicion of Dengue.
District Epidemiologist Ravindra Singh Rajput and Malaria in charge Rajesh Doverkar informed about the places where Larva exists, how to recognize it, and how to destroy it. They also informed that it is found in clean water and it bites in day time which leads to fever catching within 2 to 7 days.
They instructed that water should not be stagnant at one place more than 7 days as Adese Mosquito lay eggs in motionless water. These eggs turn into Larva and then Pupa and Pupa develops as mosquito. These mosquitos’ bites may spread Dengue.
Malaria worker Rahul Shinde, A N M Durga Kushwaha, Epidemiologist Ravindra Singh Rajput, Malariya In charges Rajesh Dowerkar informed the villagers how to curb Dengue and save themselves from it.