H1N1, Dengue is on rise in the major cities


All major cities are witnessing tremendous rise in H1N1 and Dengue cases and many hospitals are running short of beds for patients. Many of the tested cases found positive which brings hospitals in the city on the war foot and the waiting list for beds in hospitals in on increase day by day.

H1N1, Dengue is on rise in the major cities


All major cities are witnessing tremendous rise in H1N1 and Dengue cases and many hospitals are running short of beds for patients. Many of the tested cases found positive which brings hospitals in the city on the war foot and the waiting list for beds in hospitals in on increase day by day.

At a hospital in the city the inflow of patients is 2-3 everyday of suspected cases of Dengue with severe viral fever with very low platelet counts, more patients in paediatric wards.

There has been an abnormal increase in hemorrhagic fever too, but yet to be confirmed as it is similar to Dengue fever.

Public are requested to be cautious of this high risk bracket and precautionary vaccines are administered in many hospitals and now such vaccines are available at all hospitals.

H1N1 symptoms in kids


  • Breathlessness
  • Blue skin or lips
  • Wheezing
  • Not able to drink enough fluids
  • Vomiting in excess
  • Seizures

    H1N1 symptoms in Adults


  • Breathing difficulty
  • Severe chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Convulsions
  • Excessive vomiting

    How to prevent H1N1


  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and also mouth
  • Stay away from infected persons
  • Do not shake hands or kissing the kids and hugging for greeting
  • Try to avoid crowded places
  • Cover your nose and mouth while coughing or sneezing
  • Always keep a cotton handkerchief or tissue cloths
  • Dispose of used tissue cloths immediately and properly
  • Keep surfaces clean by wiping with a disinfectant
  • Ensure your regular workplaces is always clean
  • Wash your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based rub
  • Remain indoors if you are ill
  • If you have flu like symptoms, consult a doctor immediately


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