Addu City, Maldives – Addu City Meedhoo Town Office on Tuesday reported a new case of dengue.
The town office reported that fogging will take place in Meedhoo district starting today and will continue for a week to combat the increase of mosquitoes.
Health Protection Agency (HPA) previously cautioned the public to remain vigilant in protection against dengue fever during internal travels.
HPA released a number of measures to protect against dengue including,
- Prevent mosquitoes from access by keeping doors closed at all times
- Prevent mosquito breeding inside and outside your home by destroying items, areas which may hold water
- Dress to provide full coverage and to use mosquito repellants
Those suffering from a fever for more than three days and other dengue symptoms are advised to visit a doctor immediately.