Dr Anil Nigam, Chief Medical Superintendent, Ursala Hospital, said, "Regularly, our team is inspecting and Municipal Corporation teams have also been deployed for fogging to destroy mosquito breeding points."
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"Zika virus infection is spreading rapidly in Kanpur. In this case, special caution is required. Arrangements have been made in all hospitals for the treatment of the virus-infected people. The health of each patient is being monitored. Surveillance has been improved," health officials said.
In view of rising cases of Zika virus in Kanpur, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has instructed officials to speed up sanitisation work. "Infection with the Zika virus is spreading rapidly in Kanpur. Considering the seriousness, special caution is required. Dengue testing should also be intensified. Arrangements should have been made in all hospitals. The health of each patient should be continuously monitored," the Chief Minister added.