Senior Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said that tests are being carried out to find effective medicines to curb dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Obaidul Quader made the disclosure while addressing cleanliness campaign for second consecutive day at Awami League’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on Friday.
He said, everyone should work jointly to face dengue crisis. New insecticide to kill dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is being tested and will be used soon after the tests.
“The horrible rampage of dengue is underway across the country. It’s the reality. There is no way to deny the reality,” he said.
Dhaka City Corporations, Ministry of Local Government and Ministry of Health are working jointly to face the dengue crisis, Quader added.
risingbd/Dhaka/Aug 2, 2019/Reza/Nasim