National mosquito control week begins today. National Dengue Control Unit of the Health Ministry and the Presidential task force on Dengue Control have jointly organized this prior to the north eastern monsoon rains as the possibility of increasing mosquito density is likely during this period. The programme will begin today from the new headquarters in the three armed forces in Battaramulla. Military personnel and health officials will take part in this programme. school premises will be checked for mosquito breeding places on the 28th of this month.
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