Kalianda (Lampost.co): The number of cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in South Lampung in the period from January to 31 July 2020 was 343 cases. This figure is down, compared to the same period in 2019, reaching 358 cases.
“Yes, the number of dengue cases in South Lampung decreased when compared in the same period in 2019,” said the Head of the Prevention and Disease Control Section of the Lamsel Health Office, B. Didik Setiawan, when contacted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
According to Didik for the prevention of dengue fever, South Lampung health officials continue to strive to periodically monitor larvae (PJB), eradicate mosquito nests (PSN), provide counseling, and selective abatization.
“If there is a DHF case in an area, of course, epidemiological investigation and fogging will be carried out by South Lampung health workers, “he said.
Furthermore, Didik, reminded the people of South Lampung to be able to carry out the eradication of mosquito nests (PSN) both individually and in gotong royong.
“In addition, the community can also monitor the aedes aegypti mosquito larvae. If, immediately there is a water container that contains the mosquito larvae. If there are people who are sick, immediately check with the nearest health service. So, it can be handled properly,” he said.