Testing For Dengue Virus Started At Srinagar's JLNM Hospital 

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Srinagar- Amid an outbreak of dengue in Jammu and Kashmir, the Director Health Services Kashmir on Sunday inaugurated a dengue testing facility for dengue patients at the JLNM Hospital in Srinagar's Rainawari.

Director Mushtaq Rather said that the Health Department has formulated special teams in other hospitals under the ambit of the Directorate across Kashmir for the detection and treatment of dengue virus.

“There are some 26 cases of dengue. All of them are travelers. There is no indigenous case from the Valley but we have started treatment facilities in all the hospitals. We have also created special teams in all districts for treatment, monitoring and surveillance of dengue cases,” Rather said.

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