Pushpa Bishnoi, CMO, Civil Hospital said, "All measures to fight the deadly diseases are in place. We are not expecting an outbreak yet, as so far this year's numbers are significantly less than last year" as was reported by times of India.
Talking about dengue, Dr Satish Koul of Columbia Asia Hospital said that the feeling of fever and headache continuously for three days may be symptoms of dengue. In this state, consult a doctor, immediately.
Dr V K Thapar, deputy civil surgeon, vector-borne diseases, said, "We have a team of 50 health workers who regularly visit different parts of the city to identify breeding grounds of the larvae. They submit reports daily." So far we have not received any information of perpetual occurrence of larvae in any particular area. But there is definitely a need to spread awareness among people to adopt precautionary measures at the earliest."
In order to prevent mosquito larvae from spreading, Gangusia fish are being distributed in the district malaria office. This fish eats these larvae.
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