‘Government should take steps to check swine flu that is spreading rapidly’
Activists of the All India Youth Federation (AIYF) set ablaze an effigy of the State Government as part of the ‘AIYF Vaidya Poru’ at the Lenin Centre here on Saturday.
The AIYF city general secretary Navaneetham Sambasiva Rao, addressing the activists, said that the federation should fight for inclusion of treatment of dengue in Arogyasri. He demanded that the Government took steps to check the swine flu that was spreading rapidly in the country.
He said the people were not getting even basic health care in Congress rule. He said no steps were being taken to prevent the spread of seasons fevers.
He said while 580 persons were identified to have contracted swine flu in the past two months 76 swine flu patients succumbed to the disease.
Similarly the number of people who contracted dengue increased to 4,825 in the State, but 290 patients succumbed to the fever in Chittoor district alone.
Keywords: AIYF Vaidya Poru