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Chaguanas Borough Corporation takes Chikungunya prevention approach

by | Jul 18, 2014 | 1 comment

chaguanas boroughThe Chaguanas Borough Corporation is taking steps to stop the spread of the Chikungunya virus.

Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodam has revealed that he’s concerned about protection of the health of his burgesses.

The Mayor and a team from the Insect Vector Division visited the Longdenville Eneterprise area .

He disclosed that they needed to take a pro-active approach to prevent a rise in the spread of the disease and the Aedes  Aegypti Mosquitoes.

It is this mosquito that spreads both the Chikungunya and Dengue viruses.

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He appealed for persons to ensure that they did all possible to help prevent further infections by getting rid of stagnant water in their homes.

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  1. Lilla Maraj

    A proactive approach is most welcomed. What about the Montrose area in the vicinity of KFC and the newly opened Trini Food Court?

    There is no box drain along this part of Montrose Main Road up to Montrose Street. The drain is filled with green, stagnant,frothy water.