Five- member Central team to arrive today to access severity
Meanwhile, the Central government is sending a five-member team to Tamil Nadu to access the severity of dengue in Tamil Nadu. The team will reach Chennai on Friday. A senior health official told Express that Ashutosh Viswas, professor of medicine, AIIMS, Kalpana Baruah and Kaushal Kumar from National VectorBorne Disease Control Programme and Vijay Garg and Swati Dublish, co-ordinators, are in the team. Till October 9, there were 40 dengue deaths. A total of 11,744 dengue cases have been recorded in Tamil Nadu, a report submitted by the Public Health Department to the Chief Minister on Wednesday showed.