Swine Flu and Leptospirosis circling in Mumbai air
Swine flu is in the air and unfortunately, in the month of July, and in the space if 15 days five people lost their lives.
Last year, in the month of July, only one patient was diagnosed with Swine Flu but this year, around 250 cases have come to light.
Between January to July, 672 cases of Swine Flu have been registered out of which 22 people have fallen prey to the flu.
Considering the rising number of swine flu patients, 2230 houses have been surveyed in Mumbai so far. During this survey, the primary symptoms of this disease were found in 18 people, and they were treated with Tamil flu.
23 cases of Leptospirosis were registered in the month of July. 850 houses have been surveyed in the slum area and 4850 families have been made aware about leptospirosis.
Sanjay M Bhaire
(The author is Editor-In-Chief, Across States)
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