LAHORE: As many as 39 more cases of dengue were reported in Lahore on Friday. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif directed the heads of Health and Local Governments Departments to personally supervise the campaign against the spread of the virus. Sharif said no negligence would be tolerated in the anti-mosquito spray campaign. He directed the officials to spray the pesticide in all areas and not just in those where dengue cases had been reported. He called upon students and political and social workers to help the government in the campaign. He said a progress report should be submitted to him every day.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 20th, 2011.