Bhubaneswar, Feb 12: Capital Hospital in the city witnesses a 40 to 45 percent rise in outdoor patients as viral fever grips Bhubaneswar city. The Paediatric ward also overwhelmed with patients.
Similarly, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhuabneswar registering 20 percent rise in paediatric patients
The number of fever complaints has increased 40 percent in February as compared to January in Capital Hospital.
Out of 500 outdoor patients, around 100 patients are suffering from viral fever.
Fever can be attributed to a range of factors including bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. Common examples are respiratory tract infections. The patients are recovering within three to four days. There is nothing to be worry, said the hospital doctors.
Similarly, the number of indoor patients has also increased by 20 percent as compared to last month.
The ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneswar said the number of patients has increased due to climate change.