H&ME Sets Up  12 RR Teams To Counter Any Epidemic Outbreak

KL Report

SRINAGAR

The department of Health and Medical Education has constituted 12 Rapid Reaction(RR) Teams to counter the outbreak of any epidemic, if any, following the recent floods in the valley.

Out of these 12 teams, 3 have been constituted in Srinagar city while as rest have been setup  in all other districts of the valley, reads an official statement.

“Though the possibility of spread of any epidemic or disease has been ruled out by the experts, the step has been taken as a precaution and backup support.”

Meanwhile immunization of the children in the age group of 6 months to 15 years is going on in state with more than 7 lakh vaccines done already.

The statement also informs that all the territiary care hospitals in city have started functioning with the resumption of IPD and Blood Banks.

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