Kochi To Conduct Campaigns Against Chikungunya

by Medindia Content Team on  September 20, 2006 at 9:03 PM Chikungunya News
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Kochi To Conduct Campaigns Against Chikungunya
The Kochi Corporation has announced that it will be conducting a drive against chikungunya. Health workers, volunteers and NGO representatives will visit areas in the city and ask people not to allow water to stagnate in waste bins, bottles and cans.
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Mayor Mercy Williams said that this campaign would be conducted regularly since fogging was ineffective in containing the mosquitoes that spread the disease.

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The State chapter of the Indian Medical Association said in a statement that people need not panic as chikungunya was curable.

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