Mysuru, March 13:- Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri on Friday (March 12) opined that TB is more dangerous than coronavirus.
She was talking after inaugurating a cricket tournament at J K Ground organised by the district administration, Zilla Panchayat, District Health and Family Welfare Department, District TB Control Centre and State NTEP Employees’ Association.
She said, “March 24 is celebrated as World TB Day. To spread awareness on TB, officials from the Health Departments of eight districts are in Mysuru. The three-day cricket tournament will also spread awareness on TB.”
The Deputy Commissioner said, “Swachh Survekshan initiative has begun in Mysuru. We tried to make Mysuru plastic-free in the past and the effort is continuing. We will be telling people about the hazards of plastic till April 5. We will be very strict from that day onwards and violators will be penalised.”
District Health and Family Welfare Department officers Dr T Amarnath, Dr Siraz, Dr Ravi and Dr Uday Kumar were present. (MR/GK)