Centre's five-member team to review dengue outbreak in Tamil Nadu

ANI | Updated: Oct 13, 2017 12:23 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 13 (ANI): A five-member team of the Centre has been sent to review the outbreak of dengue cases in Tamil Nadu.

The team will audit and conduct a meeting with state Health Minister C. Vijayabhaskar and other health department officials, on Friday.

Earlier on Thursday, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, along with other All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders like Munusamy, Manoj Pandian and Maitreyan, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wherein the recent outbreak of dengue in the state was discussed.

"The Prime Minister has assured to depute a medical team to look after the dengue fever outbreak in the state," Panneerselvam had said, adding that the state government has assigned adequate doctors and medical staff to contain the outbreak. (ANI)