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Another dengue eradication week

Nov 29, 2010 10:42:07 AM - itnnews.lk

Another dengue eradication week has been announced. It will begin on the 1st of next month.

The number of deaths claimed by dengue has rapidly decreased from last September.  However, to keep the public aware of the danger of the disease another dengue eradication week commencing from the first of next month has been announced.  This was revealed by Minister Maithripala Sirisena at a media conference today.

The Minister opined that the Dengue Eradication Week will last till the 7th of next month. When compared with the last few months of 2009, he said their eradication efforts of the disease had been successful.  The Minister pointed out that the disease would be a challenge to the public as well as development. But he emphasized that unity could surmount all these challenges.