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Makati gives out free anti-dengue kits for kids

/ 06:14 PM August 16, 2022
The Makati City Government has provided free anti-dengue kits to more than 47,000 elementary school students, Mayor Abby Binay said in a statement on Tuesday.

Makati City Mayor Abby Binay. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Makati City government has provided free anti-dengue kits to more than 47,000 elementary students, Mayor Abby Binay said in a statement on Tuesday.

“The distribution of anti-dengue kits to public school students is part of our campaign to prevent dengue, especially during the rainy season,” Binay said.

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Binay said the parents of some 47,212 public elementary students from Kinder to Grade 6 can now pick up the kits in their students’ elementary school.

Each kit contains a 250-ml. According to Binay, mosquito repellent lotion and a wrist band with four citronella capsules last up to three months per piece.

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According to the Makati City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, Makati has recorded 334 dengue cases from January 1 to August 15.

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