Patna Saheb MP Visits Dengue Patients at PMCH

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad visiting PMCH on Wednesday.

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Patna: With flood water receding from the streets of Patna and number of patients suffering from dengue and other disease caused by water-borne bacteria on rise, Patna Saheb MP and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on late Wednesday visited the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to enquire about the welfare of dengue patients.

Patna: With flood water receding from the streets of Patna and number of patients suffering from dengue and other disease caused by water-borne bacteria on rise, Patna Saheb MP and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on late Wednesday visited the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to enquire about the welfare of dengue patients.

Prasad, who was accompanied by party legislator from Bankipore Nitin Navin, met with a number of patients and enquired about their condition and treatment at the hospital.

Talking to the reporters, the Union Minister of Law and Justice, Communications and Electronics, and Information Technology said that he was there to see how the patients were being treated and how prepared the hospital was to deal with the sudden spate in patients suffering from diseases caused by the recent flooding in the city.

"I have talked to the hospital supervisor and other officials of the PMCH and have directed them to ensure no patient was mistreated or neglected and the hospital had no dearth of medicines required to treat the patients suffering from dengue and other diseases caused by water-borne bacteria," Prasad said.

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