01/08/2023 11:14 AM | Click to read full article
Jammu has witnessed a sudden rise in cases of conjunctivitis with nearly 3,000 infections reported in just over a week, officials said on Monday. Doctors are advising the infected patients to isolate themselves at home and avoid public places. "At least 200 to 250 patients with eye flu symptoms visit the outpatient department (OPD) daily. Out of them, 70 to 80 per cent are confirmed conjunctivitis cases," Head, Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, said.