Published on:August 2017
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2017; 10(2):68
Editorial | doi:10.5530/ijopp.10.2.15


Authors and affiliation (s):

Shobha Rani Hiremath

Principal & H.O.D. (Department of Pharmacy Practice), Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore-560 027, INDIA.


Bangalore city is in the grip of a dengue fever. So, must be the case in other cities too. On an average, the number of affected people ranges between 80 and 100 a month in some hospitals. Everyday there are at least 10 dengue cases in the out-patient departments of some hospitals. It is reported that in Government hospitals, 75% of the beds are occupied by patients suffering from dengue. A big cause for concern is that children and the elderly are vulnerable to dengue and are the most affected. The immune system in children is not fully developed and the elderly are usually suffering with multiple diseases. The chances of their cases getting complicated are most probable. READ MORE..........


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