Health minister advices people to consult doctor

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New Delhi, Aug 20: Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad adviced people showing symptoms of dengue to immediately go for a check-up and get treatment.

"I am feeling feverish and I am shivering. I am going to get a medical test done for dengue. And that is what I would advice everybody. People should also take precautions. Timely treatment can help cure this disease," said Ghulam Nabi Azad.

According to the latest reports from medical and healthcare authorities, around 340 people were affected by Dengue in Delhi. The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NDVBCP) wrote letters to different hospitals in Delhi to be prepared to handle large number of dengue cases.

Minister told that his ministry and the departments concerned were doing their bit to check spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and Japanese Encephalitis. He added that the reason for the increase in dengue cases was the unusual rains.

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