Zika Virus In UP: Health Department in action against Zika virus in Kanpur, 70 teams to survey 55 thousand houses

Zika Virus In UP: Health Department in action against Zika virus in Kanpur, 70 teams to survey 55 thousand houses
Sumit Sharma, Kanpur
After the corona virus in Kanpur, the knock of dengue and Zika virus has increased the problems of the health department. The team of experts from Delhi has prepared a microplan in collaboration with the Health Department. Taking the home of a patient infected with Zika virus as the focal point, it will survey about 55 thousand houses falling within a range of three kilometers. For this, the Health Department has constituted 70 teams. These teams will survey the houses twice in 14 days. With this, the team of experts will trace the travel history of Zika virus.

Zika virus was confirmed in Airforce personnel living in Jajmau Pokharpur. Samples of 31 people who came in contact with Air Force personnel were sent for investigation, whose report came negative. With this, the report of 9 people and negative has come on Monday. The Health Department team will identify pregnant women of people around the house of the infected Air Force personnel.

Government sought details
On behalf of the government, the details of fever patients have been sought from Hallet Hospital. CMO Nepal Singh has asked the hospital to provide details. In which the history of fever patients who came 15 days ago has been sought. Along with this, a report has also been sought about the number of children born with the microcephaly problem of neuro. There is also a risk of Zika virus from monkey bites. Patients suffering from fever have been equipped with mosquito nets in all government hospitals.

Divisional Commissioner Rajshekhar had inspected Pokharpur village on Tuesday. Rajasekhar had met the relatives of the infected patient. With this, he understood the travel history of the infected from the relatives. Instructions have been given to fix the problem of sewer flow in Pokharpur.

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