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How To protect Yourself From Dengue, Chikungunya: Here's All You Need To Know

So far, a total of 32 cases of dengue have been reported this year.

How To protect Yourself From Dengue, Chikungunya: Heres All You Need To Know

The monsoons in the city are yet to arrive but the rising humidity levels have resulted in a sudden spurt of dengue and chikungunya cases in the last few days.

Following a meeting on Saturday on issues related to outbreak of vector-borne diseases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda requesting him to reserve 10% of beds in central government-run hospitals for the treatment of dengue and chikungunya patients.

In his letter to Mr. Nadda, the Chief Minister has also requested him to conduct research to find some measures to get rid of the disease-spreading mosquitoes and ensure effective treatment of the patients. There is also need for household visits to check possible mosquitoes breeding points, desilting of drains to prevent waterlogging during Monsoon, comprehensive citizen awareness campaigns, observance of
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