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Awareness meeting

Tackle flu, Nipa virus in Rangamati

CHTJDesk: An awareness meeting organized by District Administration (DA) was held at its conference room on Monday.

Chaired by Shamsul Arefin, deputy commissioner (DC) in Rangamati, the meeting, were also attended, among others, by ADC (gen) Mostafa Zaman, district civil surgeon Sneh Kanti Chakma, president of Rangamati Press Club Shakhawat Hossain Rubel, head teacher of Rani Doyamoyee High School Ronotosh Mollic and Dr. Binod Shkhar Chakma. In the meeting, DC Shamsul said as part of precautionary measures, mass awareness has to be strengthened in the district to tackle and prevent swine and birds flu and Nipa virus for the greater interest. Thus, we can all keep away from such flue and virus, he said.

Alongside the health department, the others governments, non-government organisations, scouts and girls guides have to works together in this regard, he adds.

CS Sneh Kanti informed in the meeting that a quick respond medical team is formed to tackle such flu and virus and a 5-bed special room has been arranged in the general hospital as pre-emptive step.