The danger of dengue and malaria in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal has increased even more rapidly due to increasing cases of coronavirus epidemic. For this reason, check-up operations have been started in various areas in the state capital. It is also being said that there is a possibility of dengue larvae, malaria, and rapid spread of covid-19 in various areas of the city, additional sensitive areas, slum areas, and other settlements. Therefore, the campaign in Bhopal has been extended on a large scale under which rapid trials and blood samples are being taken.
District Malaria Officer Akhilesh Dubey said that the campaign for the prevention of malaria has been intensified by appointing teams in different areas. So far, about 799 people have been tested for malaria in Bhopal through rapid testing. Children are at the highest risk of getting infected with malaria. Therefore, the District Malaria Officer has issued a suggestion to people to wear full-sleeved clothes to children and to use mosquito nets.
People can also burn neem leaves. If someone has a fever at home, he has been tested at the nearest hospital as soon as possible. A total of 29 teams have been formed in the city to investigate dengue larvae. The teams have surveyed 1,015 houses so far of which 20 have been found with larvae. Around 8,000 pots have also been examined at various places and dengue larvae have been found in 20 of them. Dengue larvae were destroyed by the spraying of tempos.