The mysterious viral fever has claimed the lives of eight kids within the final 10 days in Hathin metropolis of Haryana’s Palwal district. Locals of Chilli village, the place the deaths befell, alleged that the kids died as a consequence of dengue fever, however the native well being division has not confirmed the identical. Round 50-60 kids have reported this viral fever and have been admitted to varied non-public hospitals.
The loss of life of eight kids has despatched shockwaves within the well being division, which has been sending a number of medical groups to the village to take samples for dengue, malaria and different illnesses together with Covid-19.
The villagers have additionally alleged the federal government’s laxity for the loss of life of the eight kids, saying their lives may have been saved had the well being division intervened in time. The viral fever has additionally gripped some adults and the residents of Chilli are actually residing in worry.
Round 4000 individuals dwell in Chilli village, which has no authorities well being centre, and the residents claimed that well being officers don’t go to them for years. Moreover, the villagers have linked rubber pipes to the primary water pipelines which can be reportedly contaminated, and consequently, they’re utilizing polluted water.
Including to the woes, the pathetic situation of the streets has turn out to be a breeding floor for mosquitoes.
Senior Medical Officer (SMO) Dr Vijay Kumar knowledgeable that the well being division has put in an OPD service on the village head’s home the place persons are being examined for dengue, malaria, Covid-19 and different illnesses. Kumar added that the well being workforce has additionally discovered mosquito larvae within the water samples taken from the village.
On the deaths of the kids, the SMO stated it’s not clear but whether or not the kids have died from dengue, and since some have died on the Nalhar Medical Faculty, the docs there’ll reveal the precise trigger of those deaths.