Delhi's Multi-Agency Task Force Gears Up for Monsoon: Fighting Vector-Borne Menace

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has mobilized various agencies, including the PWD, police, ASI, and Delhi Metro, to tackle vector-borne diseases ahead of the monsoon. A 2024-25 action plan includes anti-larval measures, awareness campaigns, and reserved hospital beds, with a reported 90% rise in cases last year.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 13-06-2024 17:18 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 17:18 IST
Delhi's Multi-Agency Task Force Gears Up for Monsoon: Fighting Vector-Borne Menace
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This monsoon season, Delhi's Municipal Corporation (MCD) is spearheading a comprehensive mission to combat vector-borne diseases, enlisting the help of agencies such as the PWD, police, ASI, and Delhi Metro.

As per the 2024-25 action plan, a multi-agency task force is to deploy equipment like knapsack sprayers and fogging machines and execute extensive awareness campaigns covering diseases like malaria and dengue.

In addition to reserving hospital beds for potential outbreaks, this plan comes in response to a staggering 90% jump in such diseases last year, aiming to safeguard public health as monsoon rains loom.

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