Mosquito fogging campaign moves to city wards
The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Services Unit on Tuesday evening conducted a fogging exercise in a number of city wards in a bid to reduce the mosquito population.
Fogging was done at West Ruimveldt, Shirley Field-Ridley Square, Roxanne Burnham Gardens and Laing Avenue and plans are in train to expand it to include communities as far as Plaisance on the East Coast, a Government Information Agency (GINA) report said. Fogging was already conducted in the Diamond/Grove community on the East Bank.
Chief Inspector Vector Control Services Karanchand Krishnalall was quoted as saying that the exercise aims to reduce the mosquito population as the vector is responsible for diseases such as filaria, malaria and dengue. He is appealing to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.