December 18, 2008

chikungunya

KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 17 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry has detected about 4,000 suspected Chikungunya cases nationwide this year, Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai said ..... He said the disease which was first detected in Johor had spread to Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Perak, Selangor and the latest Kedah. "So far, the Chikungunya disease is still under control nationwide," he told reporters after visiting Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital here. Present was Terengganu Health Director Dr Nordiyanah Hassan. Liow said that so far, there was no specific medicine to treat the Chikungunya fever disease spread by aedes mosquito. "So, I would like to call on the public to be careful particularly during the wet season now because aedes mosquito is easy to breed, " he said.To contain the spread of the disease, he said, the ministry had taken several measures including intensifying the campaign to rid of aedes mosquito and holding lectures on the outbreak. He said the disease was first detected to have spread to Malaysia from Africa in 1997. -- BERNAMA penyakit bawaan nyamuk selain daripada demam denggi nak lawan penyakit nie...kena bunuh nyamuk itu je caranya....

2 comments:

chik Star said...

jiran saye sorg dh kene demm nih.

besi said...

nyamuk sekarang nie ganas2