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Health ministry resumes vector control operations
2012-10-27 13:29:16 | with audio | (0 Comments)
The Ministry of Health says it has resumed its vector control operations.
The Grade One block at Norwich Primary which lost its roofing.
The operations were suspended due to the passage of Hurricane Sandy.
Director of Emergency Disaster Management and Special Services in the Ministry, Dr Marion Bullock Ducasse, says teams have been deployed to assist in destroying mosquito breeding sites.
Dr Bullock Ducasse says spraying and fogging have also resumed.
But she is encouraging citizens to play their part in ensuring that they protect themselves and their families from dengue.
Dengue fever is a severe flu-like viral disease transmitted by the aedes aegypti mosquito.
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