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Dengue patients rising but don’t panic: DSCC Mayor

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Health Desk--4 Sep’18: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Sayeed Khokon on Monday said there has been some increases in the number of dengue-affected patients in the city this year but there is nothing to be worried.

The mayor came with the comments while inaugurating a 15-day-long crash programme to destroy and identify larvae and breeding grounds of mosquito in the capital’s Eskaton Garden area. 

He said, “Clean the water clogs at left out tyres, flower basket, outer of air cooler of household. Make sure, water stays nowhere more than five as mosquito lays egg on clogged water and thus breeds.”  We start crash programme in 57 wards at a time. Our representatives will go to places where larvae of mosquito would be found and destroy it.

Chief Health Officer of DSCC Brig Gen. (Dr.) Sheikh Salahuddin, councilor Kamruzzaman Kajol and Hasibur Rahman Manik also present at ingauration programme among others.