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Chikun Gunya viral fever under control: Medical Officer

Written by: Staff

Chittoor, Apr 24 (UNI) Chikun Gunya, the viral fever which created panic among the people in Rayalaseema region and chittoor district in the last two month, is in control.

According to district medical and healthe officer Ch Ramakrishna the intensity was more in the month of March with more than 4526 cases registered at various hospitals in Chitoor district itself.

Meanwhile, the department has taken swift action from mandal to district levels with all Medical Officers monitoring the situation and special cells being set up to prevent the spread of the disease and treat patients promptly. Necessary medicines were also being provided to all primary health centres, he said.

There were no reports of any deaths due to the disease in the district, he added.

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