MCD’s Fumigation Drive To Fight Dengue & Malaria

Teams of medical health department and Municipal Corporation of Delhi intensified their drive against dengue in the affected areas of the city. The teams have been instructed to conduct fogging on the streets and in houses to contain dengue and malaria. The drive will ensure every household is visited in order to destroy the mosquito larvae.

The teams of MCD are working relentlessly in the affected areas. These teams are visiting every house to inspect and destroy the mosquito breeding grounds.

Officials urge the residents of the locality to cooperate in the campaign. He said the involvement of society is needed to check the spread of disease and urged people not allow water to collect in the coolers, open vessels, pots and other places in the area.

To tackle dengue outbreak, the government said it has also decided to restrict the sale of drugs like “Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Diclofenac” group of medicines which cause “destruction of platelets” in human blood. These will now be sold strictly against prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

The move is being seen as part of the preparation to deal with the rising dengue cases as according to a municipal report, 119 such cases have been reported in Delhi this season, with 91 of these recorded in last month alone.

The government is also aiming to increase the number of dedicated fever clinics from 55 last year to 355. All hospitals have been advised to have “fever corners” which will function round-the-clock.

Teams of medical health department and Municipal Corporation of Delhi intensified their drive against dengue in the affected areas of the city. The teams have been instructed to conduct fogging on the streets and in houses to contain dengue and malaria. The drive will ensure every household is visited in order to destroy the mosquito larvae. The teams of MCD are working relentlessly in the affected areas. These teams are visiting every house to inspect and destroy the mosquito breeding grounds. Officials urge the residents of the locality to cooperate in the campaign. He said the involvement of society is needed to check the spread of disease and urged people not allow water to collect in the coolers, open vessels, pots and other places in the area. To tackle dengue outbreak, the government said it has also decided to restrict the sale of drugs like “Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Diclofenac” group of medicines which cause “destruction of platelets” in human blood. These will now be sold strictly against prescription by a registered medical practitioner. The move is being seen as part of the preparation to deal with the rising dengue cases as according to a municipal report, 119 such cases have been reported in Delhi this season, with 91 of these recorded in last month alone. The government is also aiming to increase the number of dedicated fever clinics from 55 last year to 355. All hospitals have been advised to have “fever corners” which will function round-the-clock.