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Dengue eradication week concludes

Oct 14, 2010 4:27:45 AM - itnnews.lk

The national Dengue Eradication Week has ended successfully.

The Health Ministry said that the Dengue Eradication Week came to an end yesterday. During the week dengue eradication projects were implemented in the premises of Governmental as well as Non-Governmental organizations. Yesterday 9 thousand 831 organizations were checked.

Mosquito breeding grounds were found in 5 thousand 289 organizations of them while 1 thousand 015 places with the mosquito larvae have been recovered. 815 organizations have been issued notices to clean up their premises within two weeks. Minister Maitripala Sirisena said that dengue eradication work should not be confined only to a certain period.