‘Get treatment on noticing symptoms of chikungunya’

Staff Reporter

Erode: The District Revenue Officer Ms V. Santha has said that if any person was suffering from severe fever with headache, pains in their joints and muscular pain, and also developed any red allergic projection on their skin, they should immediately contact the doctors for treatment.

She said that the district administration has geared up the health department to combat chikungunya. All preventive steps that were necessary had been taken in the district.

He wanted the general public to clean their surroundings daily, not to allow the stagnation of water round their houses or in unused vessels, plastic drums, and even in coconut shells. The local bodies are conducting fogging daily using powerful anti-mosquito materials. The local body officials were visiting every street and carrying out fogging operations.

Sufficient quantities of drugs were being kept ready for distribution to the people in Government hospitals and primary health centres.

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