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Mosquito menace in Dhaka :
The BBC Bangla's morning programme recently dedicated a long segment on the widespread problem of mosquitos in Dhaka. The programme included an interview of the Chief Health Officer of DNCC, who said that the authority opened a hotline for people to report the spread of mosquitos in their respective areas. This is a commendable step.
However, the authorities should do more to eradicate mosquitos in the city to avoid another potential Dengue or Chikungunya epidemic. As a resident of Gulshan-1, which is surrounded by a lake, I draw the attention of the DNCC to the prevalence of mosquitos in my neighbourhood. The authorities should immediately seek to address this issue.
Zahedur Rahman
Dhaka

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