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Navotas intensified drive vs dengue makes it second with lowest nunber of cases By Arlie O. Calalo 08/27/2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Navotas intensified drive vs dengue makes it second with lowest nunber of cases

By Arlie O. Calalo 08/27/2011

The intensified campaign and the active participation of residents have placed Navotas City second among the 17 local government units in Metro Manila with the lowest number of confirmed dengue cases, Mayor John Rey Tiangco said yesterday.

The mayor made the announcement after he obtained the records from the recent observation of the 32nd Morbidity Week headed by the Center for Health Development-National Capital Region which assessed the effects of the deadly disease all over the metropolis.

“This would further encourage us to be more doubly active in implementing measures to ensure that every case is monitored so as to prevent further harm and, worse, death to the residents,” Tiangco said.

Record shows from 840 confirmed dengue cases in the city last year, the total number of cases that was recorded from January to August this year has dropped to 247..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110827met4.html

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