Dengue fever epidemic shows signs of abating in Kaohsiung: CECC

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-11-29
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The dengue fever epidemic in Kaohsiung has shown signs of

Dengue epidemic subsides in K-town: CECC.  Central News Agency

Dengue epidemic subsides in K-town: CECC. Central News Agency

abating, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) revealed Sunday.

Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang pointed out that several programs to get dengue under control in the southern city were approved during Friday’s Dengue Outbreak meeting. First, a pilot program for cleaning of vector breeding sites in place of insecticide spraying in Kaohsiung was approved.

Secondly, it was announced that the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has launched a three-day outdoor vector breeding site clean-up program earlier this week, he said.     [FULL  STORY]

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