Ranchi: Amidst the onset of monsoon in the state, mosquito-borne fever has started showing its havoc. The situation in the state has become such that 15 districts are in the grip of dengue and 10 districts are in the grip of Chikungunya. Their clear effect is being seen on the children.
Dengue and Chikungunya along with Japanese fever are also being seen in the capital Ranchi in mosquito-borne diseases. A patient of Japanese fever has also died in the capital. Two patients were found on investigation.
The one who died of Japanese fever is a 71-year-old woman.
According to the Health Department, many districts in the state are in the grip of mosquito-borne fever, chikungunya and dengue. Among these, the capital Ranchi is such a district, where both Chikungunya and dengue are affected. Apart from this, there are Chikungunya and dengue patients in East Singhbhum, Koderma, Ramgarh, Deoghar, Palamu, Chatra, Seraikela. The patient who died in the capital Ranchi died on the second day of sample collection. And the other patient is a girl child. It has been discharged from RIMS..
If sources are to be believed, there is no proper coordination between RIMS and the department regarding the treatment, report and information of mosquito-borne fever. Because of this also accurate information is not available.
Dengue affected in these districts Jamshedpur, Ranchi, East Singhbhum, Palamu, Chatra, Seraikela, Dumka, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Jamtara, Khunti, Ramgarh, Simdega, Deoghar, Bokaro, Koderma. Chikungunya affected here Ranchi, East Singhbhum, Koderma, Ramgarh, Deoghar, Palamu, Chatra, Seraikela, Godda, Dhanbad
According to the statistics of the Health Department, till June, 16 patients of chikungunya have been found in 10 districts of the state, out of which maximum 5 patients are from Ranchi. Whereas, both the patients of Japanese Encephalitis are from Ranchi. And Jamshedpur tops the list in terms of dengue.
So far, 61 dengue patients have been found in the state, out of which maximum 18 patients have been found in East Singhbhum, while 14 patients have been found in Ranchi. Till April, there were 6 dengue patients in Ranchi, which has increased to 14. Japanese encephalitis is a disease that is spread by mosquito bites. These mosquitoes are infected with flavivirus. It is not a contagious fever. It does not spread from person to person.
According to experts, Japanese encephalitis is more common in Purvanchal India. The detection of this fever appears 5 to 15 days after the mosquito bite. Symptoms of Japanese Fever High fever Stiff neck Headache There is nervousness when fever comes shivering comes along with cold Sometimes the patient also goes into coma.