Added on : 2023-11-26 15:43:08
The Centre on Sunday asked states to review hospitals' preparedness amid the China pneumonia scare. The statement from the Health Ministry came in view of recent reports indicating a surge in respiratory illness in children in northern China.
The statement read, "This is noted to be important in view of the ongoing influenza and winter season that results in an increase in respiratory illness cases. The Government of India is closely monitoring the situation and indicated that there is no need for any alarm."