Dengue cases on the rise in Hyderabad
Monsoon and poor sanitation leading to severe cases of viral fever
Hyderabad, Aug. 20 (Maxim News): Doctors at the Gleneagles Global Hospitals (Lakdikapul), one of the leading multi-speciality healthcare providers observed that there is a drastic increase in the number of dengue cases over the past one week in the city. Dengue occurs due to mosquito bite and impact of it is at times severe and even resulting in death. Certain simple precautionary measures could help people stay protected against dengue causing mosquitoes.
Commenting on the rise in number of cases, Dr. Y. Prashanth Chandra, Consultant – Internal Medicine, Gleneagles Global Hospitals said, “With the advent of monsoon season and poor sanitation is resulting in rapid rise in the number of dengue cases in the city. We observed there is at least 40-50% rise in dengue cases in the last one week. Dengue causing mosquitoes are active during late evenings and early mornings and people going on walk during these times are potential victims along with those living in poor hygienic conditions.”
“Simple measures like wearing full length clothes keeping surroundings clean and not walking in the water clogged areas will prevent dengue. It is highly recommended people suffering from fever undergo test to ascertain potential risk,” added Dr. Prashanth Chandra.
“Gleneagles Global Hospital (Lakdikapul) has taken up initiatives to create awareness on dengue fever and is recurringly monitoring the rising trend in dengue fever. We request everyone to take proper measures during this rainy season as Covid-19 scenario can further complicate the effect of seasonal diseases,” added Mr. Gaurav Khurana, CEO, Gleneagles Global Hospitals (Lakdikapul). (Maxim News)
About Gleneagles Global Hospitals:
Gleneagles Global Hospital at Lakdi-ka-pul, Hyderabad is known as one of the best tertiary care multi-specialty hospitals in India & has been bestowed as Central & east India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centre since 20 years. This multi-speciality tertiary care hospital is NABL and NABH accredited and operates 150 beds and receives lakhs of patients every year from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Vidarbha, and Marathwada regions.
The hospital has tie-ups with all major cashless health insurance players and is empanelled with all major corporates in the city. The hospital also offers Video-Consultation services to its patients in India and SAARC nations as pre-admission and post-admission care services.
Gleneagles Global Hospital is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. With its full spectrum of integrated services, dedicated people, reach and scale, and commitment to quality and safety, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare services network, united by a single purpose: to touch lives and transform care. More information on Gleneagles Global Hospital can be found at https://www.gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com/