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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Honduras : Health Ministry reports 72 cases of dengue in 2011

Translated report from El Heraldo :

" To cope with dengue, the Ministry of Health of Honduras has 40,000 kilos of Abbe, enough to cover the first quarter of the year nationwide.

"This is a strengthening of the ongoing campaign we have against the mosquito vector, we have portable thermo lists 100 machines, 26 machines, equipment and tomorrow (today) get 20 more, as well as the 100 motomochilas" said Roxana Araujo, Dengue Programme Director. There are several ways to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits dengue fever and hemorrhagic.

You can use the larvicide known as Abbe to kill mosquito larvae. The Abbe is deposited in micro-perforated bags in piles and any water storage container."

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