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Chikungunya virus hits Batangas

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The Chikungunya virus has infected 40 people in Batangas City.

40 people are reportedly to have been hit by the chikungunya virus in Batangas City.

The virus is said to have spread in barangay Pinamucan-ibaba, Halige Kanluran, Pinamucan silangan, Ambulong, Dela Paz proper, Talagib Pandayan, San Isidro, Mabacong, San Miguel, Sirang Lupa, Tabangao dao and Maruclap.

Each of the said barangays with high cases of chikungunya has already conducted an epidemiological surveillance unit of misting and spraying.

The local government has advised residents to clean their surroundings and use insect repellants to prevent the illness caused by mosquitoes.

 

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