Simple preventive steps can control vector-borne diseases

Simple preventive measures like improving access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation facilities and checking growth of pathogens like mosquitoes and sand flies can control vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria, experts said Monday.

J&K: 34% people have access to safe drinking water

Only 34 per cent of the total
population in Jammu and Kashmir have access to safe drinking
water, according to a census report.