Bishnupur: A one-day awareness program on Dengue and Chikungunya was held on Monday at Mioirang Khunou.
The program was organised by District Vector Borne Disease Control Society Bishnupur (DVBDCSB) under the aegis of National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme.
District Malaria Officer Bishnupur Dr. Th. Nanakishore attended as Chief Guest and Resource person of the awareness.
Dr. Nabakishore said that the Corona virus can kill a person, if the virus once enters through the human lungs that form pneumonia symptoms that causes breathing problems.
He said, in order to save our precious life from Corona, we must strictly follow Covid-19 SOP guidelines and following SOP is the only option to save ourselves from Covid-19.
On the other hand, Dr. Nabakishore said that we can even lose our lives from Malaria, Dengue or Chikungunya disease which causes from mosquitoes bite, while we are worrying and taking precautionary measures to protect from Coronavirus.
Thus, while we are fighting to protect from Coronavirus, we must also take precautionary measures not to let any mosquitoes bite us.
People of the Moirang Khunou attended the awareness with social distancing and exchanged questions and answers with the attendees and the resource persons and brought an understanding about the symptoms of mosquitoes bite and coronavirus.