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454 cases of malaria in nine days, number likely to spike

DNAHM115288 | 9/12/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :141 | Health



Ahmedabad: Gujarat does not seem to have got any respite from vector borne diseases. In the first nine days of September, 454 cases of malaria have been reported. A total of 539 cases of vector-borne diseases have been reported for the same period.
These figures are higher than what was reported in August -- 369 cases. Also, there is sudden rise in falciparum cases as first nine days reports 74 cases, against last month's 46 cases.
To curb the vectors health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is carrying out several anti larval activities like fumigation and fogging. "After the rains, it is likely to see a spikenumber of vector borne cases. Monsoon is generally a month of diseases. But still, ther
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