National Dengue Day (India): Combatting the Vector-Borne Public Health Threat

  • Dr. Mandeep Singh
Keywords: Guest, Comment, Dengue, National

Abstract

Guest comment by Dr. Mandeep Singh on the occasion of National Dengue Day (India) observed on 16th May, 2020

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Author Biography

Dr. Mandeep Singh

MBBS, Post Graduate Student
Department of Ophthalmology
Government Medical College (GMC), Patiala

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0402.05184
Published: 2020-05-17
How to Cite
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Dr. Mandeep Singh. National Dengue Day (India): Combatting the Vector-Borne Public Health Threat. IHRJ [Internet]. 2020May17 [cited 2021Aug.1];4(2):26-7. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/184