the Number of victims fever Dang in Singapore has exceeded thousand people

the Number of victims fever Dang in Singapore has exceeded  thousand peopleThe number of Singapore citizens who are victims of fever Dang, ran rampant in the city-state since the beginning of the year, exceeded the eve of the 10-thousand mark. This was announced on Tuesday by the Minister of environment of the Czech Yaacob Ibrahim. He added that the first forty years of its history, the state was faced with an epidemic of this scale. "At the end of last week, the fever set a new sad record, exceeding the previous year's figure, which was considered the most dangerous from the point of view of the epidemiological situation. In 2004, victims of the disease have become 9459 our citizens, at the moment the number of detected cases has exceeded the 10-thousand mark and is 10237 people," - said in an interview with the Singapore newspaper Straits times" Yaacob Ibrahim. Given that as of July this year, the population of the state is only four million 425 thousand people, these figures look rather menacing. According to him, to fight endemic government of the city-States were willing to go to extreme measures until the opening of vacant apartments, without waiting for the consent of their owners, with the aim of finding larvae of mosquito pathogens. "The law allows you to take similar steps. For the safety and health of our society inspection of apartments in the absence of their owners are quite acceptable. The only way we will be able to suspend galloping spread of fever," said the Minister. He also added that the citizens whose houses or apartments will be detected capacity with standing water will be discharged fines by a substantial amount. "Stagnant water is the natural habitat and breeding grounds for mosquitoes that carry the disease-causing virus. We have repeatedly warned the public about the inadmissibility of violation of the sanitary-hygienic norms in a residential installation. Those who have not followed the recommendations and has become a potential accomplice of the disease, will be punished," said the interlocutor of the edition. The Singapore government is trying to find a way out of the crisis, threatening the security of the country. Last week the government announced the allocation of more than $ 18.3 million in the fight against a deadly disease, and the establishment of the ad hoc Committee with the participation of local and foreign experts to monitor the situation and to develop effective measures to counter the fever. Fever Dang, sometimes referred to as articular fever or the date the disease is an acute viral disease pathogens that are mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. The vectors can be sick people, monkeys and possibly bats. The mosquito becomes infective after 8-12 days after the power of the blood of a sick person, and remains positive for up to 3 months or more. According to the world health organization (who), the incidence of fever Dang, a sharp increase over the last decade, lets talk about the threat of an epidemic in more than 100 countries. RIA "Novosti"".



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