West Bengal has been hit by an outbreak of Adenovirus, a respiratory illness that has symptoms similar to those of Covid-19. The virus has caused widespread concern among the people, who are already grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to health officials, Adenovirus is spread through respiratory droplets, similar to Covid-19. The symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, and difficulty in breathing, which are also common symptoms of Covid-19.
Several districts in West Bengal have reported cases of Adenovirus, with Kolkata being the worst affected. The state government has stepped up measures to contain the outbreak, with health workers conducting door-to-door screenings and setting up fever clinics.
The outbreak of Adenovirus has come at a time when the state is already facing a surge in Covid-19 cases. The situation has raised concerns among experts, who have called for increased awareness and precautions to be taken by the people.
As the state government works to contain the outbreak, people are being urged to follow Covid-19 protocols, including wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, and washing hands regularly. Health officials have also advised people to seek medical help if they experience any symptoms of Adenovirus or Covid-19.
The outbreak of Adenovirus in West Bengal is a reminder of the importance of staying vigilant and taking all necessary precautions to protect oneself and others from respiratory illnesses.