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April 14, 2018

36 dengue suspects reported in Islamabad

Islamabad

April 14, 2018

Islamabad: At least 36 suspected patients and 100 hotspots have been reported in the capital since the dengue surveillance campaign has started after March 15.

Talking to this agency, In charge Dengue Control Cell (DCC) Islamabad, Dr Muhammad Najeeb Durrani said that nine dengue patrolling teams comprising five members each were active in the field during the dengue surveillance campaign.

He informed that the suspected dengue patients are admitted in Holy Family Hospital and Benazir Bhutto Hospital for treatment. To a question, he said no dengue larva was found in any area during the surveillance campaign while the DCC is closely monitoring the situation to amicably deal with any serious situation.

Durrani said DCC was making all-out efforts to make the campaign a success while in rural areas of the city ponds, warehouses with empty tyres are favourable habitats for dengue larva breeding.

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