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Anti-dengue fumigation drive begins

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MN Report

KARACHI- The on-going anti-dengue fumigation campaign launched by Sindh Dengue Prevention and Control Programme was being carried out across the city with about 24 vehicles. The drive was formally inaugurated by Special Secretary (Public Health) Dr Khalid Sheikh.

Dengue is a disease which is caused by a virus carried by mosquitoes found in tropical areas and causes fever and severe pain in the joints.

The anti-dengue fumigation campaign which began from Sindh Secretariat will be carried out in various parts of the city in different phases.

Quoting a report of Sindh Dengue Prevention and Control Programme, sources said that of most of around 206 dengue cases reported in the province were detected from Karachi.

April 27, 2015

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