Mar­shall Is­lands given mos­quito nets to fight dengue

Fiji Sun - - Pacific News - RNZI

The Red Cross in Mar­shall Is­lands has re­ceived hun­dreds of mos­quito nets for dis­tri­bu­tion on Eb­eye is­land to curb the spread of dengue fever.

The state of emer­gency con­tin­ues in the repub­lic with 158 cases of dengue type 3 on Eb­eye in re­cent weeks and hos­pi­tals packed. There is con­cern the mos­quito borne ill­ness may spread to the cap­i­tal Ma­juro with two sus­pected cases there wait­ing on lab­o­ra­tory con­fir­ma­tion.

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