The Health Department of City District Government Faisalabad organized a dengue awareness walk on Wednesday July 30, 2015 which was led by the DCO Faisalabad Noor Ul Amin Mengal. The participants walked from Zila Council Chowk to Circular Road. They were carrying banners and placards encouraging citizens top adopt precautionary measures against dengue fever. The DCO said the Punjab Government had directed the Faisalabad District Administration to conduct comprehensive campaigns to control dengue outbreak during the monsoon. He said rains provided a conducive habitat for breeding of dengue-carrier mosquito. He said all relevant departments had been put on high alert.
He said the dengue menace could be curbed with active participation of citizens. “The dengue mosquito does not discriminate between the rich and the poor,” he said.