KP health dept seeks govt assistance to counter dengue virus

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: Health department of KP has appealed to the locals as well as federal to take appropriate safety measure against a possible outbreak of dengue virus as the dengue cases were on the rise in the province.

The health department also demanded to government to starts proper awareness drive against the dengue to make sure the safety of people regarding the possible outbreak in the province. It also requested the public to take appropriate steps to control the fast spread of dengue virus in the province.

The Heath department said in a letter that it is very important to stop mosquitoes from breeding as these mosquitoes can breed in water, tyres, pots, cooling system and other daily use items in houses or offices, therefore regular inspection and cleaning needs to conducted in these places.

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