SRINAGAR: A team of health officials have been deputed to the Kupwara area following the reports of the measles virus from Farkin village.
The official said that a few cases of measles were reported in Farkin village, which falls under Kralpora Medical Block.
They said that the medical team along with doctors were deputed to the village to ensure the safety of the rest of the population, adding that all the safety measures are being ensured.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kupwara Dr. Mohammad Ramzan said that some cases of measles have been reported in Farkin village.
He said that the medical team has been deputed. “As of now, I am told that there are about 4 to 5 cases. The medical team is there already and more about the situation will be known once they access the situation,” he said.
The CMO also said that the immediate response is to ascertain the condition of the patients. “Anyone with a severe condition receives the treatment. The patient suffers from some rashes and takes just 3 to 4 days to recover,” he said. He added that all the patients have to be isolated as a precautionary measure—(KNO)