After a woman in the state capital of Bihar region tested positive for the H3N2 influenza virus, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has put all hospitals on high alert.
The woman who tested positive for the H3N2 virus is currently getting treatment in Rajendra Institute of Medical Research.
As per details collected, the ICMR has notified all hospitals in Bihar to stay on high alerts. The medical body has also issued an advisory for the same to all surgeons and staff.
H3N2 influenza Virus: Hospitals In Bihar Put On High Alert
Looking at the above crisis of the influenza virus, Patna Medical College and Hospital has reserved 20 beds for the patients of H3N2 flu.
The report further states that the hospital has even maintained a special ward to handle H3N2 virus cases and for that they have reserved as many as 20 beds.
In the meanwhile, doctors have sent some precautionary measures for the generic public to stay away from large gathering or public places. If a person has cold or cough along with fever for over 3 days needs to contact a medical expert.
The virus is basically falls under a variant of Swine Flu (H1N1) where the symptoms are found quite similar.
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