The doctors are ensuring that this time the viral strains are less virulent, but still the number of cases is increasing and there are no specific vaccines to prevent dengue. So, there is a need of a good public health care, and not only the big hospitals but even the peripheral government hospitals should be able to handle the cases of dengue. But the problem is that the state government is partially funding the disease control programs.
The medical infrastructure alone cannot fight this big menace. Half of the problem can be resolved just by keeping your surroundings clean and tidy, with which the mosquito breeding will be reduced. The municipal corporation should take care of this; it should employ more and more domestic breeding checkers. But the budget allotted to this sector is very low, and is just able to cover the wages of permanent employees, and the funds don't reach the municipal bodies and the employees go on strike at a time when they are needed the most.
Finally the public also should contribute from their side. They should keep their surroundings clean and hygienic. The desert coolers, overhead tanks and the flower pots are to be cleaned and checked properly for any stagnation of water.
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