11 Residents Hospitalized In Karuhatan Valenzuela

 

11 Residents of Barangay Karuhatan Valenzuela City were rushed to

the hospital.

 

The 11 Residents including 2 children and 1 pregnant woman were

rushed to the hospital after having a hard time breathing

accompanied by dizziness and vomiting.

 

The Symptoms suffered by the residents immediately followed after

a fogging operation conducted in the area to kill the mosquitoes

causing Dengue.

 

The Residents said that the chemical used to kill the mosquitoes

was very strong.

 

According to the health office of the City of Valenzuela, They

conducted similar fogging operation using the same chemical

yesterday and no residents were affected or showed the same

symptoms as those rushed to the hospital.

 

The Place in Karuhatan Valenzuela where the fogging operation was

conducted is crowded and the homes are very close to each other

and the streets going to the area is very narrow.

 

When the fogging operation was conducted past 7 am in the morning,

most residents inhaled the lethal smoke.

 

Dr.Lordwyn Reyes, a doctor in the Valenzuela Medical Center where

the residents were rushed said that the cause of the residents

vomiting, dizziness and breathing problem was the smoke that they

inhaled.

 

Jaime Exconde of the Valenzuela City Health office said that the

chemical used in the fogging operation had been used for so long

and it is approved by the Department of Health. He is puzzled

because the chemical mixing process was correct and that the

fogging operation conducted today was just a continuation of the

fogging operation yesterday and that no reported cases was made

yesterday.

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  1. Alexis March 1, 2016

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