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Dengue fever case reported in wilayat of Seeb

Dengue fever case reported in wilayat of Seeb

MoH in cooperation with Muscat Municipality is conducting a survey on the presence of Aedes aegypti mosquito accountable for transmitting dengue, yellow fever, Zika illness and other viral ailments.

In a statement MoH mentioned, “We conducted a field survey and found that Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were present in the wilayat of Seeb. This case of dengue fever was not travel related but due to local transmission.”

MoH has known as on citizens and residents to cooperate in eliminating the breeding web sites of mosquitoes (Supplied photographs)

The ministry calls on citizens and residents to cooperate with the field teams involved in eliminating the breeding web sites of mosquitoes and hence stopping endemicity of such ailments. “We call on everyone to not pay attention to rumours and seek information from reliable sources.”

For any details, folks can contact Ministry of Health on 24441999.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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