Dr K K Kaushik
Muzaffarpur: Even as 14 cases Dengue and two case of Chikungunya have so far been detected in Muzaffarpur district, the health department is yet to allow Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital (SKMCH), Muzaffarpur, to make its Platelets transfusion machin operational. SKMCH Superintendent Dr G K has been communicating with the health department in this regard for the last two years.
Meanwhile, one each new case of Dengue and Chikungunya has been detected in the district triggering panic among the people. The family members of the patients are taking them to private hospital for want of proper treatment facilities at Muzaffarpur Sadar Hospital. Muzaffarpur Civil Surgeon (CS) Dr Lalita Singh has asked the doctors to first treat the patients at their level and then forward them to SKMCH immediately. DM Dharmendra Singh has directed the CS to start fogging in the district. Deputy Superintendent.SKMCH, Dr S K Shahi said there is ten bed sepaate ward for Dengue patients at the hospital.
The health department has sounded alert in Patna, Muzaffarpur, Bhojpur, Jehanabad and Nawada district following dtection of Dengue cases.