Rajasthan clinics: In southern Rajasthan’s non-profit clinics, a spike in tuberculosis and child malnutrition is being witnessed. A large number of these patients are migrant families. In the tribal districts of Rajasthan the official number of notifications of new TB cases have decreased even as some clinics continue to treat a higher number of these patients. Post-lockdown, a lot of these patients could not avail treatment. A rise in child malnutrition following depleting food availability has also been a major cause for concern. What has been most overwhelming, however, is the spread of Covid to the rural parts of the state. Much of this spurt is on account of migration from cities where most people are employed in places like construction sites which act as super spreaders. Read more here
TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH.
Already a premium subscriber? LOGIN NOW
What you get on Business Standard Premium?
- Unlock 30+ premium stories daily hand-picked by our editors, across devices on browser and app.
- Full access to our intuitive epaper - clip, save, share articles from any device; newspaper archives from 2006.
- Curated newsletters on markets, personal finance, policy & politics, start-ups, technology, and more.
- Pick your 5 favourite companies, get a daily email with all news updates on them.
- 26 years of website archives.
- Preferential invites to Business Standard events.
Subscribe to Business Standard Premium
Exclusive Stories, Curated Newsletters, 26 years of Archives, E-paper, and more!
First Published: Thu, October 22 2020. 15:27 IST