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Barangay Calarian now tops dengue list


From number two, barangay Calarian has jumped to the top of the list as having the most number of residents afflicted with dengue hemorrhagic fever.

Calarian barangay officials are now preparing to conduct "search and destroy" operations against the dengue-carrying mosquitoes in their community.

The officials already allocated funds for the purchase of materials to be used in the fumigation activities.

“We will also ask the Department of Health to provide us with the chemicals needed in the fight against the mosquitoes,” said a barangay kagawad.

The City Health Office has called on all barangay officials for renewed campaign against dengue-carrying mosquitoes and their breeding grounds.

CHO chief, Dr. Rodel Agbulos noted that despite the intensified campaign against dengue, the spread of the sickness continues to increase.

Aside from Calarian, Tetuan is now number two in the list followed by Baliwasan,Talon-talon, Sta. Maria, Pasonanca, San Roque, Putik, Tugbungan and Sinunuc. (Nonong Santiago)

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