Beware! vector-borne disease knocking at the capital

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Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: At least 43 malaria cases have been reported in the just couple of weeks this month. Around 131 people are affected by this vector-borne disease in the capital city.

According to municipal authorities, 69 dengue cases and 41 cases of chikungunya reported recently which is not unusual at all. Doctors advised taking all the necessary precautions such as wearing full sleeves clothes, applying mosquito repellent ointments, and not to allow breeding mosquito larva inside your homes. No such vector-borne disease case was reported till January 13.

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