Centre rushes High Level team to UP to assess Dengue situation in Firozabad, Agra and Etawah districts

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The centre has rushed a high-level multi-disciplinary team to Uttar Pradesh to collaborate with the State Health Authorities in instituting public health measures for Dengue management in Firozabad, Agra and Etawah districts.

The 6-member Central team to UP comprises of experts drawn from the National Centre for Disease Control, National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi. The team is headed by Dr. VK Chaudhary, Sr RD, Regional Office of Health and Family Welfare, Lucknow.

The team shall work closely with the State Health Departments, take a stock of on ground situation and recommend necessary public health interventions to manage the increasing cases of Dengue being reported by the State.