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Plan to intensify anti-dengue surveillance drive

                FAISALABAD, Aug 22 (APP):Keeping in view the current monsoon spell, the district administration

will intensify the ongoing anti-dengue surveillance campaign in the district.

Presiding over a meeting of District Emergency Response Committee

for Anti-dengue here Monday, Deputy Commissioner Imran Hamid Sheikh

directed the officers concerned to immediately respond to the reports of

dengue larva, if received from any part of the district and timely ensure

its chemical treatment.

He ordered the officers to clean rooftops of offices and cover water tanks.

The DC also directed the entomologists and anti-dengue field teams to

ensure surveillance in their respective areas.

Deploring the poor performance of some departments, he said that

there was no room for negligent officers and staff.

He warned that carelessness and negligence in the campaign would not

be tolerated at any cost. He directed the Assistant Commissioners to

hold meetings of emergency response committee twice a week.

Earlier, District Programme Coordinator Dr Zulqarnain briefed the meeting

about results of indoor and outdoor surveillance and android mobile phone

users’ activity.

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