The scope of H3N2 virus investigation will increase in Patna, separate ward made for the infected in NMCH

H3A2 influenza patients will now be admitted and treated at Nalanda Medical College Hospital. Regarding this, a meeting was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Superintendent of the hospital, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, in which Deputy Superintendent Dr. Ajay Kumar Sinha and other doctors attended. The Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent told that following the Covid guidelines in the NMCH building of the hospital, the isolation ward has been reserved for such patients. 28 beds on the lower floor of NMCH building have been reserved for patients suspected of H3N2 flu, 32 beds on the upper floor for patients suffering from it. Along with this, 14 beds will be of ICU, where serious patients suffering from this disease will be admitted.

Guru Gobind Singh Sadar Hospital was also alerted

Shri Guru Gobind Singh Sadar Hospital has also been alerted regarding H3N2 flu virus. The superintendent of the hospital, Dr. RR Chowdhary told that the patient will be admitted and treated on his arrival.

If you have fever and cough for more than a week, get yourself checked

Deputy Superintendent of NMCH, Dr. Ajay Kumar Sinha said that for a week or more, fever, cough, watery nose, pain in head and body and loss of appetite. so get tested immediately

Outpatients will be examined in RMRI

The scope of investigation will be increased after getting the guidelines of the government at Rajendra Memorial Medical Science Research Institute located in Agamkuan. At present, patients of suspected H3N2 influenza coming to the OPD of the institute are being screened. The director of the institute, Dr. Krishna Pandey, told that after getting the test kit from the National Institute of Biologicals and getting the permission of the government, the external patients will be examined here. So far, samples of 21 patients have been tested in the institute, in which one woman was found H3N2 positive, who has been cured.

H1N1 positive in sample test

Sample test of a patient who came from Patna AIIMS at RMRI located in Agamkuan, Patna has been found H1N1 positive. The director of the institute, Dr. Krishna Pandey, told that a sample was sent from AIIMS for examination of the suspected patient. In the investigation, H1N1 has been found positive and not H3N2 influenza. This is common flu. The patient will be treated on the basis of the test report.

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