Delhi HC raps govt bodies for inaction against spread of vector-borne diseases

Delhi High Court on Tuesday rebuked the Government of India, Delhi government and the civic bodies for their failure to take necessary steps to prevent vector-borne diseases like dengue from spreading. The court has asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to map areas vulnerable to such diseases, where cases of dengue, chikungunya have occurred before. The court also said that "mosquitoes don’t wait for meetings" and action needs to be taken immediately.

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