Eye Flu Cases Up: School may be Close in These State

Eye Flu Cases Up: School may be Close in These State.  Many state of India is now suffering from conjunctivitis disease now days. School children are mostly effected by this disease. this is a viral disease hence there is more chance to spread in great deal due to school. therefore some state can take following action to prevent the infection.

Eye Flu Cases Up: School may be Close in These State

Eye Flu Cases Up: As  conjunctivitis  Cases continue to surge in various parts of the country, many schools have issued guidelines to tackle the spread. most effective way are again shut down the school.

These State  infected More

The rapid spread of the highly contagious infection in Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Northeast is being attributed to floods and waterlogging due to heavy monsoon rains. Schools in Arunachal Pradesh were closed to contain the spread

Eye Flu Cases Up School may be Close in These State

is eye flu dangerous ?

Flu in eyes is highly contagious and can spread easily through respiratory droplets or by touching surfaces contaminated with the virus. Viral conjunctivitis typically affects both eyes and can cause redness, irritation, watery discharge, and light sensitivity.


Symptoms of Eye Flu (Conjunctivitis) are give below
  • Redness.
  • Itching.
  • Tearing.
  • Discharge.
  • Sensitivity to Light.
  • Swelling of eyelids.
  • Pain.
  • Some may have Blurry Vision.

does eye flu spread by looking

However, Dr. Ghorpade revealed that this is a myth as conjunctivitis cannot spread by looking into infected eyes. “The best way to ensure its prevention and spread is by maintaining good hygiene habits and not using any items the infected person uses


As per report in many other educational institutions, students have been asked to practice hygiene measures like washing hands frequently, avoiding touching eyes, not share hand towels and maintain social distance.

Why Children/Student are more at risk of conjunctivitis

Children / Student  are more likely to get conjunctivitis simply because they are more physically active than adults and stay in groups be it in school or parks. The little ones may also get their hands dirty frequently and are more likely to rub and touch their eyes which makes exposure to virus or bacteria high.

Closing School to Prevent Infection at Great Deal

Although there are many precaution to prevent and cure the disease but most effective way to maintain social distance hence school of certain state may be thinking about the shut down of school and college again where infection reported.

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