Govt to take all possible measures to check Dengue

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New Delhi, June 10 (UNI) Delhi Minister for Health and Social Welfare Yoganand Shastri today said all necessary preventive actions were being taken to keep a check on the cases of Malaria, cholera and dengue in the capital.

Speaking after reviewing the vector borne diseases situation in Delhi with senior officers of the Delhi Government, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the New Delhi Municipal Council, Dr Shastri said he has instructed the officers to take all necessary preventive actions to have a check on the cases of Malaria, cholera and dengue in the capital.

He said up to June 10, two cases of Malaria, 24 cases of cholera were reported while no dengue case was reported.

Dr Shastri said the Government would ensure that there is a proper distribution of Chlorine tablets in each part of the capital.

He said government agencies would start a special drive against the illegal water trolleys and sugarcane juice vendors in the capital.

He informed that up to 157 water trolleys, 20 Sugarcane crushers and 227 Rehris had been seized.

Stressing on the need of awareness among the people about the dangers of mosquites breeding in houses and other premises, Delhi Health Minister said Government would take all possible preventive measures for Malaria cases so that mosquito breeding is controlled.

The Minister also instructed to issue legal notices and challans to the owners of buildings for non-compliance of anti-larval measures.

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