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BMC’s hand of help to flood-ravaged districts

DNMUM441184 | 8/14/2019 | Author : Anagha Sawant | WC :229



A team of doctors from the BMC’s public health department, stationed at the flood-ravaged Sangli and Kolhapur districts, are working round the clock to help flood victims.
As per the doctors, though there have been no reports of an epidemic, cases of viral fever, gastroenteritis and other monsoon-related diseases are on rise.
“Usually people are diagonised with leptospirosis weeks after they come in contact with murky water. Thus, we are giving preventive treatment to villagers staying in camps, “ said Dr Santosh Revankar, joint executive health officer of BMC’s public health department.
Other essential medicines such as insulin and medications for hypertension and monsoon illness are being provided.
“Stocks of medicines fo
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