Probolinggo City Recorded 161 DHF Cases, 3 People Died, Probolinggo – Health Office Population Control and Family Planning Probolinggo City noted, the trend of the spread of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) is increasing. From January to May 2022, there have been 161 cases of people infected with dengue fever, 3 of whom died.

“Compared to last year in the same month, there was an increase of around 33 percent, that’s the accumulation,” said Acting Head of the Probolinggo City P2KB Health Service, NH Hidayati, Friday (12/5/2022).

He explained that one of the reasons for the upward trend was climate change. This has become a driving force for the development of the population of mosquito-carrying mosquito nests DBD.

“There is still rain and there is still dryness, this type of weather causes the spread of mosquito populations, especially DHF. In fact, the development of the mosquito itself increases,” he explained.

As a step to prevent the DPBD outbreak, the Probolinggo City Health Office has issued a Circular dated December 1, 2021, Concerning Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) Precautions which contains an appeal for the Eradication of Mosquito Nests (PSN) 3M plus, namely draining, closing water reservoirs and recycling used goods and other activities that can prevent mosquito bites and the development of mosquito larvae.

“In addition to implementing One House One” Jumantik (Laticer Monitor), that is, in every house there must be 1 person on duty to regularly monitor water reservoirs so that the larvae do not develop into adult mosquitoes,” he added.

Widespread dissemination of DHF awareness by the P2KB Health Office, either through mass media, mobile broadcasts to community recitations. As well as giving abate free of charge through posyandu cadres and puskesmas.

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