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$10-million Dengue Response Programme launched in St. Ann

Roundabout JA | February 20, 2020
The St. Ann Municipal Corporation has launched a Dengue Response Programme to ramp up the fight against dengue in the parish. Mayor of St. Ann’s Bay, Michael Belnavis, says over 100 vector-control workers are to be employed to undertake public education activities across the parish. Press play to get the details on this edition of Round About Ja. 
Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
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