Rise in fogging operations to battle dengue outbreak but experts doubt their effectiveness

NEA said fogging should be "used judiciously, and not as a routine mosquito control measure".
NEA said fogging should be "used judiciously, and not as a routine mosquito control measure".ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - As the battle with dengue continues, more building and premise owners are turning to fogging as part of dengue control efforts.

In response to queries from The Straits Times, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said there was an 82 per cent rise in the number of fogging operations here between May and June this year compared to the two-month period from February.

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