611 Dengue Fever Cases Mostly Suffered By Student

Reporter : Suriaman Panjaitan | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | February 8th, 2016 12:55 PM 12:55 WIB | Dibaca 803 kali
611 Dengue Fever Cases Mostly Suffered By Student (Foto : Ilustrasi / Beritajakarta.id)

Until the end of January, the dengue fever case in the capital city reached 611 cases. From that case, 40 percent are students.

" Just keep doing 3M and avoid mosquito bite in morning and at noon"

According to Koesmedi Priharto, Head of Jakarta Health Department, the case last January increased up to 30 percent compared to the same period last year.

Related to this matter, his department has coordinated with Jakarta Education Department.

"We'll send the wiggler hunter (jumantik) in every school to anticipate dengue fever circulation," he expressed, Monday (2/8).

In addition, socialization is also intensified, ranging from burying, draining and covering (3M procedure), referring to how to eliminate the standing stagnant water in which the mosquitoes breed.

"Box culvert is also cleaned. Just keep doing 3M and avoid mosquito bite in morning and at noon," he closed.

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