11 PTI workers released

RAHIMYAR KHAN: Eleven PTI staff arrested after violent protests within the aftermath of PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s arrest have been granted bail by courts and launched, whereas greater than 60 are nonetheless on judicial remand within the district jail. In line with sources, 11 instances had been registered towards meeting members, officers and staff who participated within the protests. Greater than 80 staff and officers had been additionally arrested. They had been shifted to jails of various districts. They had been launched on orders of the Lahore Excessive Courtroom, Bahawalpur Bench.

Public advisory issued for dengue prevention

By Muhammad Qasim

Islamabad: The Islamabad District Well being Workplace via a public advisory discover has strongly suggested public to take vital precautions to forestall the unfold of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral illness endemic to the area.

Advisory issued by the DHO ICT Dr. Muhammad Zaeem Zia on Monday states that dengue fever poses a major public well being concern in Islamabad District particularly in the course of the monsoon season. The incidence of dengue fever is often greater in densely populated areas with insufficient sanitation and restricted entry to healthcare. Early prevention and immediate remedy are essential to forestall extreme outcomes, mentioned the DHO.

Dengue fever is primarily transmitted via the bites of contaminated ‘Aedes’ mosquitoes, which thrive in heat, humid environments and breed in stagnant water. To successfully stop the unfold of dengue, it is very important undertake a proactive strategy and incorporate every day surveillance routines round our homes, states the advisory. The Islamabad District Well being Workplace recommends elimination of breeding websites each day advising people to recurrently examine their environment and eradicate any potential mosquito breeding websites. Take away or empty out stagnant water sources akin to discarded containers, tires, flower pots, and different receptacles that may gather rainwater.

Pay particular consideration to areas the place water tends to build up, akin to roof gutters, drains, and outside containers. The advisory states that people ought to get rid of stable waste promptly and in designated waste disposal areas. Keep away from leaving trash or rubbish uncovered as they’ll accumulate water and function breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Folks ought to recurrently clear and clear drainages and water channels to make sure they’re free from blockages or stagnant water. This can assist minimise mosquito breeding and cut back the danger of dengue transmission.

The DHO suggested individuals to make use of mosquito repellents. Apply mosquito repellents on uncovered pores and skin surfaces, particularly throughout outside actions. Select repellents containing DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus for efficient safety towards mosquito bites. Use mattress nets whereas sleeping, notably should you dwell in an space with a excessive mosquito inhabitants.

When spending time open air, put on long-sleeved shirts, lengthy pants, and socks to reduce pores and skin publicity to mosquito bites. The advisory states that one ought to keep a surveillance routine. Implement a every day surveillance routine round your home to detect and deal with potential mosquito breeding websites promptly. Often verify for standing water in containers, flower vases, pet bowls, and different areas that may gather water. Empty, clear, or cowl this stuff to forestall mosquito breeding.

This season poses an elevated danger of dengue transmission resulting from heavy rainfall and potential flooding, creating extra breeding websites for mosquitoes. Due to this fact, it’s of utmost significance to stay vigilant and take vital precautions all year long to forestall the unfold of dengue fever, states the advisory.

The Islamabad District Well being Workplace urged the general public to undertake a complete strategy to stopping the unfold of dengue fever. By working towards good hygiene, eliminating breeding websites, utilizing mosquito repellents and protecting clothes, and incorporating a every day surveillance routine, we are able to successfully cut back the danger of dengue transmission and shield ourselves and our communities, mentioned Dr. Zaeem. He added if one experiences signs of dengue fever, one ought to search quick medical consideration.