Srinagar, April 02 (KMS): Amid COVID-19 resurgence, Kashmir hospitals are seeing increasing numbers of patients with Syncytial Virus (RSV), Influenza-A (H1N1, H3N2), and Influenza-B viruses which are circulating in the community.
According to Kashmir Media Service, as per the doctors, there has been a surge in cases of intense cough, running nose, sore throat, and body ache.
“There has been an increase in the number of patients coming to the Outpatient departments (OPDs) at different hospitals,” they said.
Associate Professor, Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), Soura, Dr Mudasir Qadri told the media that they were receiving a good number of patients with upper respiratory tract symptoms at the hospital.
“The things that are typical with these patients is that the majority of them have an associated headache and myalgias for the initial couple of days followed by a prolonged cough which responds poorly to the routine treatments,” he said.