The three-member team from Lucknow’s King George Medical University (KGMU), led by senior paediatrician Dr S.N. Singh has began investigating the circumstances.
The team may even information native docs on how to management the unfold of the illness and plan remedy protocols.
Additional director of the state well being division, A.Ok. Singh, mentioned, “There are four serotypes of dengue viruses, designated as DENV-1, 2, 3 and 4. All are transmitted human-to-human through the bite of some species of Aedes mosquitoes.
“The DENV-3 infections trigger dengue haemorrhagic fever which is a extreme and deadly type of the illness. It causes a sudden drop in platelet rely and bleeding within the gums. Dengue shock syndrome is essentially the most extreme type of dengue haemorrhagic fever.”
Firozabad has been the worst hit district with the number of dengue cases rising alarmingly.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had earlier confirmed that the viral disease cases were primarily dengue, along with a few cases of malaria, scrub typhus and leptospirosis.
The World Health Organisation had also alerted the district administration that the outbreak might be one of dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Firozabad CMO Dinesh Kumar Premi said, “There are 64 camps within the district the place 4,500 individuals, together with these with fever, are present process remedy.”
Health department officials have confirmed 220 cases of dengue in the district so far. Diarrhoea is emerging as a major symptom, with about 40 per cent of the patients reporting it at government facilities.