Health official says mo more dengue in Punjab

LAHORE, Dec 13 (APP): The Health Department utilised all available resources for eradication of dengue in the province, and provided the best treatment facilities to patients in public sector hospitals, and now there is no more dengue case across Punjab.

This was stated by Director Dengue Control Dr Shehnaz in an exclusive talk with APP here.

She said that due to cold weather, the larvae of dengue could not survive and ultimately dengue threat had been eliminated.

It was stated that more than 10 meetings of cabinet members had been conducted for reviewing the anti-dengue campaign activities which indicated seriousness of the government, she added.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar had also ordered for taking action against those who showed dereliction of their duties.

She said drastic measures were taken including reduction in rates of test fee in private hospitals whereas the same test would be free in government hospitals, she added.

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