CPS calls on the Community to Remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after a Rainfall events. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— Due to daily rain events, the community is being reminded to take a proactive approach in removing mosquito breeding habitats in and around your yard, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, said on Thursday.

Source reduction is the key to decreasing the mosquito population. Due to the tropical nature of our climate, breeding habitats are in abundance, and many of them are unfortunately man-made.

A bite by an infectious Aedes aegypti mosquito, spreads diseases – Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever,

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