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CTP creating awareness about dengue virus: CTO.

RAWALPINDI -- City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi is creating awareness about dengue virus and larvae breeding as it brief masses on daily basis at schools, colleges, public places and bus stands said City Traffic Officer (CTO) Syed Ishtiaq Hussain Shah.

CTO informed that education wing of CTP has delivered lectures about the disease to spread awareness among the transporters and passengers.

RCTP have been educating the citizens about precautionary measures in order to avoid dengue virus said CTO.

Prevention is better than cure, he said adding that fatal dengue virus could be controlled by following precautionary measures and conducting anti-dengue sprays.

People should fully cover their bodies especially at dawn and dusk and do not let water accumulate anywhere so as larva could not breed around their houses, he advised.

CTO said that traffic wardens have also been advised to cover their bodies while performing duties in order to remain invulnerable from dengue mosquitoes and avoid going where there are mosquitoes.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 30, 2013
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