Orchar Nursing Home Fighting Hard Against ‘Influenza A’ Virus

VirusIt has been reported that a patient in Broughty Ferry had succumbed to death after battling with ‘Influenza A’ virus. Till now, about 28 residents of Orchar Nursing Home have come in contact with the virus.

However, about seven deaths of patients suffering from ‘Influenza A’ virus have been reported. An investigation over the outbreak of the virus has been launched by an investigating team which is also taking help of Tayside Police.

Almost all the death cases have occurred among the elder patients. Strategies to deal with the outbreak have been placed. NHS Tayside spokesperson was reported as saying: “None of the residents affected is in hospital and all are being cared for at the home with intensive support from GPs and primary care”.

Elders are at greater risk of succumbing to death after being infected with virus. Following the outbreak of ‘Influenza A’ virus the authorities of the Orchar nursing home has delayed the admission as it is believed that virus could be spread to other patients.

Orchar nursing home is being praised for its bold step. The health authorities are of the view that the step taken by the Orchar nursing home would help in preventing the spreads of virus to other patients.