Firozabad : The death of 53 people, including 45 children, over the past 10 days in a suspected dengue outbreak in Firozabad has prompted the Uttar Pradesh government to set up an inquiry.
At the Firozabad medical college, the scenes are horrifying: rows of children suffering from fever and their parents worried and praying for their recovery.
Dr L K Gupta, child specialist at the medical college, said most of the children are suffering from viral fever and some are testing positive for dengue infection.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Firozabad yesterday and said teams would be formed to confirm the cause of the deaths. “Directions have been issued to ensure adequate manpower at the medical college,” he said.
The Chief Minister visited the children admitted at the Firozabad medical college and also went to the homes of some of those who died. https://www.hudhudtimes.com/