Dengue fever-fighting drones are used in Singapore

Dengue fever-fighting drones are used in  as the National Environment Agency (NEA) inspects roof gutters with drones to identify mosquito breeding spots.

Dengue fever-fighting drones are used in Singapore

Drones are used in the fight against dengue fever as the National Environment Agency (NEA) is now using the unmanned aerial devices to inspect roof gutters in the Eng Kong estate for potential mosquito breeding spots yesterday morning, reports the Strait Times.

The private housing estate in Upper Bukit Timah has recently been classified as a red dengue cluster with 22 reported cases in the midst of a spike of dengue infections across Singapore.

The following areas are included in the dengue clusters; Eng Kong Crescent, Eng Kong Road, Eng Kong Terrace, Lorong Kismis, and Upper Toh Tuck Terrace.

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During yesterday's of the roof gutters the Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Sim Ann, who is an MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, was present.

The National Environment Agency has been using drones in the fight against dengue fever and has used the unmanned aircraft to inspect roof gutters in private housing estates to identify stagnant water pools that may facilitate mosquito breeding and there help spread dengue fever.

The drone footage is shared with the homeowners to make them aware of the problem spots and to advise them to take action as soon as possible.

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