PALAU CONCERNED ABOUT DENGUE FEVER RESURGENCE

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KOROR, Palau (July 20, 2001 - Palau Horizon/PINA Nius Online)---The Palau government has warned the public about the resurgence of dengue fever as a result of continuous rains.

The Bureau of Environmental Health and Sanitation issued an announcement alerting the public that the matter needs immediate attention.

The public was asked to clear all rubbish, including tree branches and leaves as they can become breeding sites for dengue fever-causing mosquitoes.

The bureau also warned of new leptospirosis cases.

Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Website: http://www.pinanius.org 

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