Earlier, the court had directed the NVBDCP to “make a comprehensive action plan from every angle, which the municipal and civic authorities must implement, so that the problem of vector-borne diseases is minimised and ultimately eliminated”.
Data from public and private hospitals suggest the city having reported 1,275 cases till October. But this may be
an underestimate. TABASSUM BARNAGARWALA says new intervention strategies are required,particularly with
fears that the dengue virus may have mutated due to a variety of reasons
Delhi Health Minister Dr A K Walia has directed officials of the municipal corporations and the Cantonment Board to step up efforts to contain vector-borne diseases,particularly dengue and malaria,after reports confirmed that the density of mosquito breeding spots was higher than the average housing index in many areas in the Capital.