The DHO, on a query, said that mosquitocide
were being sprayed by health department in urban as well as rural areas of the district and primarily those villages were focused where cases of Dengue surfaced and their surroundings.
In the R&D area, Cyanotech continues to pursue development of its unique, bio-engineered mosquitocide
product and its aldolase catalytic antibody.
This pesticide was subsequently not reregistered with the Environmental Protection Agency after 1992 for use as a mosquitocide
and therefore was taken off the market.
Manoj Kumar Malani and Chief Municipal Officer Mohammad Malook Khaskhali has told the reporter on Wednesday that anti dengue mosquito spray campaign have been launched at Mithi and mosquitocides
were sprayed thrice in different areas of the town.