Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Mosquito spraying should never cease

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

MOSQUITOES, particularly many species of female mosquitoes, are blood sucking pests and dangerous vectors of diseases such as malaria.

Their elimination is, therefore, a matter of paramount importance. It is a matter of life and death. Mosquitoes come in various types, the most known being anopheles for their malaria-infection notoriety.

Any effort, therefore, towards the elimination of mosquitoes is a commendable move worth all encouragement.

According to officials of the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), the second round of the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) operation will begin at the end of this month in 18 districts of the Lake Zone regions of Mwanza, Kagera and Mara.

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