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Woreda to spray anti-mosquito chemicals

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N.Gondar Zone , April 26, 2011 (Gondar) - Anti-mosquito chemicals will be sprayed on 20,000 residential houses in LayArmachiho Woreda, North Gondar Zone of Amhara State in the coming month to prevent malaria, the woreda health office said.

The office said the chemicals will be sprayed on the stated number of residential houses in 24 malaria prone localities.

It said the spraying of chemicals will help to protect more than 100,000 people from malaria.

Meanwhile, the office also said that it has distributed over 161,000 canopies among the public in the woreda during the past few years as part of the malaria prevention activities.

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