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Chik-V cases start


Chik-V cases start

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THE BATTLE AGAINST Chikungunya, dengue and other mosquito borne diseases took a dramatic twist yesterday.

That’s when two people appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to answer charges of knowingly permitting stagnant water to remain on their premises.

Funeral director Michael St Hill pleaded not guilty to having a number of containers on his Bush Hall, St Michael property which were found to be breeding mosquitoes, on October 8.

In the second case, Margaret Manning denied having containers on her premises at Perseverance Drive, Canewood Road, Jackson, St Michael, on October 13. One of the containers allegedly had mosquitoes breeding in it.

Please read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.