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Have zero-tolerance approach to mosquito breeding: LG

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Baijal today directed all agencies to take effective steps for and ensure there was a "zero-tolerance" approach to breeding in the city.

Baijal said this while chairing a meeting at the Raj Niwas which was attended by Health Minister Satyendar Jain, chief secretary, and other senior officials from civic bodies.

The directed all agencies to take effective steps for prevention of vector-borne diseases, the Raj Niwas said in a statement.

He asked all local bodies and other stakeholders to ensure that there is "zero-tolerance" approach to breeding, it said.

Baijal directed the health department and other agencies to be well-prepared in terms of logistics for dengue patients.

It should be ensured that at all time, throughout the year, there should be sufficient stock of test kits, medicines of treatment of dengue, chikungunya and malaria.

At least 12 dengue cases have been reported in the city this year till April 7.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 23:25 IST
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