HindustanTimes Sat,01 Nov 2014

Larvae found at house in Police Line area

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, July 03, 2014
First Published: 20:29 IST(3/7/2014) | Last Updated: 20:31 IST(3/7/2014)

The larvae of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for dengue fever, were found at a house in Police Line area during an inspection drive here on Thursday.


According to officials, despite various awareness programmes initiated by the health department, larvae of the dangerous mosquito are found every year in the area.

District epidemiologist Dr Anil Verma said the larvae were destroyed and the municipal corporation (MC) has further been advised to take appropriate action.

Verma also advised residents not to keep containers and tyres on roof tops, as water accumulated in these can cause invites dengue.

He also appealed to residents to clean their coolers once a week to avoid breeding of mosquitoes.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus
more from Chandigarh

Viva la woman

Woman is indeed the best creation of God. One just has to look around to grasp the influence that women have on our surroundings. From home to office, from factories to the highest echelons of power, a woman does her work quietly and efficiently. Writes Kanika Dua Ahuja.
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved