Health Dept holds anti-larva drive


AmritsarPosted at: Oct 9, 2017, 1:36 AM; last updated: Oct 9, 2017, 1:36 AM (IST)

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 8

A team of the Health Department conducted an inspection in the Raja Sansi, Heir, Cheema and Ajnala bypass areas to detect presence of mosquito larva here on Friday.
The inspection was conducted as the part of weekly events of Friday to create awareness on dengue and malaria, said district epidemiologist, Dr Madan Mohan. Officials said anti-mosquito fogging was also conducted in few of these areas where mosquito presence was detected. Residents of these areas were also asked to take proper precautions to avoid mosquito breeding and bites.
Dr Mohan said, “Residents are should inspect their homes and surroundings to check mosquito breeding. If they can carry out this exercise after every week the problem of mosquito breeding can be checked, which will easily prevent the spread of dengue and malaria.”

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