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Disease precaution

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Friday, January 31, 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been advised to take extra precautions as diseases associated with flash flooding are rife.

The call from the Ministry of Health follows the current wet weather situation being experienced around the country, particularly in the Western Division.

The ministry's media liaison officer Evlyn Mani said it's important that people adhere to such advice.

"The MOH is advising the public to take precautions as diseases are associated with flash flooding," Ms Mani said.

"People are encouraged to boil all drinking water as it is much safer."

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