Jun 12, 2013

    NEA ups firepower in battle against dengue

    The dengue situation here looks grim, with 820 cases reported in the week ending June 8 - the highest number on record to date. The National Environment Agency is ramping up its anti-dengue efforts with more measures, such as asking residents' permission to spray a new insecticide in dark and shady corners of their homes, and distributing mosquito repellent to households.