Nodal composed of seven districts
Gorakhpur Medical College has become the node of 7 districts for hepatitis B and C screening. Sathi Gorakhpur Basti Mandal, in which doctors from Gorakhpur, Basti, Santakbir Nagar, Siddharth Nagar, Maharajganj, Deoria and Kushinagar have also been trained by BRD doctors. At the same time, the screening of patients with hepatitis was launched. 10 to 15 samples are sent for analysis. So far, 410 patients have been screened. In these 355 patients were found to have a high viral load, in which a maximum number of patients with hepatitis B were found.
both viruses are dangerous
Regarding hepatitis B and C, doctors believe that it is a dangerous virus. If this virus enters the human body and is not treated in time, its symptoms can be observed for a long time. Medical College Microbiology HOD Amresh Singh said patient samples are being sent every day. So far, 355 patients have a high viral load. He is being cared for by the team from the Medical College’s Department of Medicine.