Dengue found in 30 lives and it affected 14000 people across country
With the onset of monsoon, dengue has affected over 14,000 people across the country and claimed the lives of 30 people till July 22 this year, according to data from a government body.
Union Health Minister J P Nadda had reviewed the preparatory activities with the principal secretaries of 20 high-burden states, including Delhi, on April 27.
Nadda had also written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently, stressing the need for initiating actions to implement preventive and control measures to check the spread of dengue and other vector-borne diseases.
He had called for the strengthening of vector-control activities with the deployment of trained personnel and the availability of logistics in municipal corporations.
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