Mumbai: Monsoon brings with it a plethora of diseases such as H1N1, dengue, malaria, typhoid, flu, viral, and hepatitis, which can be life-threatening. Zen Multispecialty Hospital witnessed 16 swine flu, 10 dengue, 2 malaria, 4 typhoid, and 2 patients from June whereas and SRV Mamata Hospital, Dombivli, reported 2 dengue, 2 malaria, and 1 swine flu. The numbers are alarming.
Hence, experts say preventive measures like avoiding stagnant water which is the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Monsoon is pleasing and prvide a much-needed relief from the scorching heat. But, it can also put you at the risk of diseases typhoid, Leptospirosis, and hepatitis. Experts say the patients must follow the doctors’ advise.