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MARDAN, May 9: The administration of Mardan district organised a walk to raise awareness about dengue fever.

Officials of the administration, health department and local residents participated in the walk.

The walk started from the Pakistan Chowk and culminated at Town Hall. Afterwards the district administration held a meeting to launch dengue prevention campaign in 70 union councils of the district.

Social Welfare Officer of Mardan district, Mr Iftikhar Takkar, told TNN “People should always cover clean water, remove stagnant water. Dengue fever can be contained in the area if local people adopt precautionary measures.”