Zika Virus: Rousseff Tells all Brazilians to Stamp out Mosquito Breeding Grounds

The Guardian, 02/03/2016

President Dilma Rousseff has called on all Brazilians to join a “mega-operation” against the Zika virus later this month that will attempt to destroy the breeding grounds of the mosquitos that carry it.

The mass mobilisation on 13 February will involve hundreds of thousands of personnel from the armed forces as well as public officials in a house-to-house campaign to identify and eradicate the stagnant waters where the parasites thrive.

“This is a struggle to protect our families, a struggle that should unite all of us,” Rousseff told the nation on Wednesday in a televised address that was broadcast on all of the main TV and radio channels.

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