Dengue case reported in wilayat of Seeb – Oman



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The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the municipality of Muscat, is carrying out a survey on the presence of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, responsible for the transmission of dengue, yellow fever, zika and other viral diseases.

In a statement, MoH said: "We conducted a field survey and found that Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were present in the wilayat of Seeb. This case of dengue was not related to travel, but due to local transmission. "

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The Ministry of Health has asked citizens and residents to cooperate in eliminating mosquito breeding sites (photographs provided)

The ministry appeals to citizens and residents to cooperate with field staff involved in the elimination of mosquito breeding sites and thus prevent the endemicity of such diseases. "We urge everyone not to listen to rumors and seek information from reliable sources."

For any information, people can call the Ministry of Health on 24441999.

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