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Dominican agencies wage war on mosquito born ailments

Santo Domingo.- The National Committee on Dengue met Wednesday to coordinate the fight against dengue, zika and chikungunya, the diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

In the meeting attended by government commission representatives Health minister Altagracia Guzman and the officials reviewed the actions carried out to lower the dengue cases across the country.

She said the Committee┬┤s aims to lower the alert levels from red to green in all provinces, noting that most are on heightened alert this week.

Guzman said the authorities might resume the “Together against dengue” campaign, which was held across the country a few weeks ago.

She reiterated the Health Ministry┬┤s call to the population to rid mosquito breeding sites and cover water tanks, chlorinate stored water, among other measures to combat the mosquito.

Source: DT

Nov 12, 2015

Category: DR News |

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