Delhi: Viral fever among children is increasing rapidly in Delhi and NCR areas after UP. Doctors here say they are seeing an increase in viral cases in children. At the same time, doctors say that these cases of viral fever are extremely alarming at a time when corona cases are also witnessing a surge in the states. Let us also tell all of you that earlier Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh has emerged as a hotspot for fever cases where a large number of cases of this virus fever have been reported. Now, fever has also taken its strides in Delhi, Noida.
Recently, Dr. Nitin Verma, Director, and Paediatrician, Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital, Delhi, said, "We are witnessing an outbreak of viral fever. We are getting a lot of cases of viral fever in children. About 25 percent of our OPDs have children who are usually suffering from fever with symptoms like cold, cough, and fever.'' It is also being said that these cases also include some cases of simple viral and swine flu. Let me tell all of you that Dr. (Brigade) Rakesh Gupta, Director, GIMS Noida has also spoken about it.
Six children suffering from viral fever have been admitted to the hospital and one case is dengue, he says. We are getting about 30 patients daily in OPD with complaints of viral fever. You must be aware that the cases of viral fever, dengue, and malaria have increased rapidly in Uttar Pradesh at present. Firozabad has emerged as a hotspot in the western part of the state, where most of the cases have been reported.