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In Aragua, a plan for the prevention of dengue advances

Sanitation teams deployed in communities of the 18 municipalities of Aragua with fumigation and abatement work

The multidisciplinary environmental sanitation team of the state of Aragua is in communities of the 18 municipalities, with the deployment of the prevention, awareness and care campaign for dengue cases, by carrying out house-to-house visits, as well as addressing of educational institutions and healthcare centers.

This was reported by the sole Health authority, Shirley Hernández, from the La Coromoto Popular Clinic, located in the city of Maracay, where she highlighted that the National Plan for the prevention and control of dengue, seeks to guarantee the optimal state of health of the population. Aragüeña, so abatement and fumigation activities are carried out every day and constantly in each community.

"We continue in this prevention and we call on the entire community not to accumulate unnecessary objects that are sources of the vector (...) we are a single team to continue this campaign and win the battle against Dengue," said the official regarding the importance of eliminating mosquito breeding sites and treating drinking water storage.

Likewise, engineer Evelyn Colmenares, regional director of Environmental Sanitation, explained that the first thing that is done is the selection of the area according to its weaknesses and vulnerability, with special emphasis on those where there are large quantities of containers for water storage and sites. that in previous years presented high rates of people with dengue.

"Even so, prevention is being carried out in all the municipalities of the state of Aragua, through the deployment of our personnel, who are daily in charge of the work to control and monitor dengue cases," he added.

Likewise, he commented that during home visits possible sources of whitefoot propagation are detected, eliminating breeding sites such as bottles, garbage, rubber, among others.

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