CMC says 483 Dengue patients reported in January

CMC says 483 Dengue patients reported in January

CMC says 483 Dengue patients reported in January

Written by Staff Writer

31 Jan, 2016 | 12:36 pm

Chief Medical Officer of Health of the Colombo Municipal Council, Dr. Ruwan Wijeyamuni said that 483 Dengue patients have been reported for this month (January)  from areas surrounding the Colombo Municipal Council.

He added that 950 areas conducive for dengue breeding were identified following the Dengue Prevention Programme that was conducted during the past three days.

However, scientists noted that one cannot predict that Dengue mosquitoes only breed in these areas that were found to be  conducive to the breeding of Dengue mosquitoes.

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