National Centre for Disease Control investigates onset of Malaria in Abu Salim Municipality

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National Centre for Disease Control investigates onset of Malaria in Abu Salim Municipality

March 11, 2019 - 11:23
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The National Centre for Disease Control announced the launch of a comprehensive environmental survey in the Municipality of Abu Salim to identify the causes that led to the onset of malaria in the area.

"The centre has formed a team to conduct a comprehensive environmental assessment in areas with landfills, sewage treatment plants, and will carry out a survey of disease carriers for mosquitoes to determine the density of mosquito type carrier in Abu Salim," the centre explained in a statement, noting that it will launch an investigation to determine the causes and the places that might have been infected.