'In this regard, OPPI operations will continue to be implemented in several local authorities to ensure they are aware and take appropriate action to prevent the breeding of Aedes
The team visited 28 houses and fined the owner of an under-construction building of Standard Builders Tk one lakh and an owner of a building of Free School Street Tk eight thousand as they found Aedes
'The vector surveillance for the affected villages revealed the high percentage of Aedes
Aegypti larvae presence,' Maravite said.
"Reckless disposal of anything that can store water such as discarded tires, cans, bottles, plastic bags, and snack packs can serve as a breeding ground for Aedes
aegypti," the Zero Waste advocacy group said.
Sovutha said the provincial department of health officials are continuing to work with relevant institutions and authorities to spray insecticide to kill the Aedes
aegypti mosquito and its larvae in villages.
He said households had been storing water in containers that became the breeding places of mosquitoes, particularly the day-biting Aedes
aegypti species that carry the dengue virus.
Ryan, a professor of medical geography at the University of Florida, studied the possible outcomes of the adaptation of the Aedes
aegypti and Aedes
albopictus with temperature changes throughout the ages.
Besides carrying out spraying and fogging, the campaign also saw studying the breeding areas of the Aedes
aegypti mosquitoes, and conducting awareness programmes.
The Ministry of Health and the Muscat Municipality is calling on all citizens and residents to help eradicate the breeding areas of the aedes
aegypti mosquito and to cooperate with field teams involved in the campaign.
The scenario in Brazil was ideal for ZIKV emergence because the vectors Aedes
aegypti and Aedes
albopictus are widely distributed within the country (15).