The fatal swine flu makes a visit again in the Delhi.The swine flu risk comes along with the challenges thrown in by vector borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria.
As many as 320 cases of the H1N1 virus have been reported from the national capital according to the data provided by the Delhi Government on Tuesday.
"Two people have died due to the deadly virus in the capital," said a senior government official.
According to the data provided by the Delhi Government on Tuesday around 320 cases of the H1N1 virus have been reported from the Delhi.
As per the government data, 12,500 cases have been reported from the entire nation. Among all Maharashtra is the worst affected with 284 deaths followed by Gujrat (75), Kerala (63), Rajasthan (59).
Dr SP Byotra, Department of Internal Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said, the number of cases will go up in the coming days. Generally, the cases of swine flu arrive in Delhi in the month of September.This year we have the cases of vector-borne diseases combined with the H1N1 virus.It is a deadly combination.
“If you compare with other states, we have far fewer numbers. Percentage of death in the state of Gujarat, for example, is almost 24, while Delhi has just about 0.63%,” said Satyendra Jain, Delhi health minister, during a press briefing on Tuesday.
The Delhi government would soon be launching a large-scale awareness campaign that would involve residents in combating the spread of vector-borne diseases during and after the monsoon, he added.