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Vector-borne diseases: NMC initiates awareness drive

| | New Delhi

Intensifying its efforts to keep the menace under check, North Delhi Municipal Corporation has stepped up awareness drive, including through distribution of pamphlets and plying of vehicles carrying loudspeakers, issuing dos and don'ts on prevention of vector-borne diseases.

North Municipal Corporation in its advisory issued on Monday advised people to wear full sleeve clothes to avoid mosquito bites with children needs to be given special care. "Those using coolers must get the fitting of the mesh above the water level and the new users should get dengue-free coolers. Water coolers must be cleaned at regular intervals," it said.

Preety Agarwal, the  Mayor of North Corporation said the incidents of mosquito vector-borne diseases such as chikungunya, dengue and malaria can be minimised by taking simple precautions and measures.

The Mayor further added that these diseases bring great suffering to the patient and also to their family members while it can easily be prevented. "We need public participation to curtail the menace as civic agencies alone cannot fight this war," she said.

The Mayor also advised residents to contact the regarding district heath officer (DHO) of their zone in case of any problem.

 
 
 

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