by Bikram Vohra
Besides a private hospitals minting income no one else seems to be creation any arrange of distinction from a widespread of dengue in Delhi. Now that unfamiliar news media are labelling it a misfortune ever predicament from this disease, we unequivocally do come off as a third universe nation and law be told no one in management seems to have any thought what to do. There is a lot of cheering and promises of movement though a pre-epidemic skeleton never got going… clearly. No consternation a hospitals can extract upto Rs 20,000 for a section of platelets.
Overloaded hospitals, patients pity beds, exploitation of a illness, positively no judgment of a red alert, no village programme to save ourselves and all this rubber banded by a fatalistic and mostly stoic obey to a inevitable. ‘Chaltha hai‘ seems to be a user sentiment.
That damn butterfly is approved to a core. It doesn’t caring who it bites. With 1,800 people down and a misadventure count mountainous by a hour (14 dead) it is time to stop saying it as some arrange of unavoidable open fest. And really, who a ruin cares about a litany of total and statistics that are marched out any morning in a media. How is a administration fighting back.
I had one chairman tell me on a phone that this is a dengue season, can’t be helped. Can’t be helped?????? You wish to die?
It is a illness that kills. Instead of everybody only ducking a emanate let’s get real. The initial thing we would do is symbol out a 48 hour ‘Destroy Dengue’ duration and have any citizen of a collateral join a purify adult expostulate and safeguard their small patch is sanitised. Collectively, a whole debate opposite a capital.
Just since any year there is no genuine bid to control a problem and Dilliwallahs are so blasé about it, this does not clear a absurd grade of toleration for central ineptitude.
The race has to quarrel behind and quarrel hard. These are your families in danger. Your small children. How do we accept this deception on us with such patience?
By now a Health Ministry contingency be carrying a flattering decent thought where a tact drift for these mosquitoes are and a army should be called in if required to join a Municipality services in aggressive swamps, still H2O areas and low pools. Every family should get adult in a morning and safeguard there are no damp corners in their homes. Places where crowds accumulate like schools, railway stations, train depots, airports should be totally sanitised. Slums should be seen as high hazard areas and blanketed with disinfectant.
Pharmaceutical companies should discharge subsidised prophylactics and DDT cans to any locality where a Dengue Action Committee should prepare efforts to mislay all areas, inside and out, that are probable tact grounds.
By now a debate should be in full upsurge warning people to practice hygiene, we there, don’t pee opposite a wall and chuck your rubbish in a bin not around it. Fine a defaulters.
If we don’t make this a village fight on any probable front and distortion behind and wait for a authorities to do it we gamble it won’t go away. The 2013 record of over 75,000 cases will be surpassed. Kejriwals and commoners will be equally susceptible.
It creates sense. If a 15 million people arise up, stop sanctimonious this anniversary flay will disappear and purify dual block yards any we’ll get that mosquito…will we do it.
We better, since no one is going to do it for us.