AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Bishop of Oran appeals to everyone, including authorities, to take action against dengue

Friday, 29 April 2016 healthcare  

Sanofi Pasteur

Oran (Agenzia Fides) - The Bishop of Oran, His Exc. Mgr. Gustavo Zanchetta, has recently sent a letter to the community to urge all, including authorities, to increase their efforts against dengue. According to the local radio station Radio 10, the Bishop said: "in circumstances in which we are saddened and worried about the devastating effects of dengue and other fevers of chikungunya and zika, as a Pastor I strongly feel the need to be united more than ever in these moments of extreme emergency". Mgr. Zanchetta continues: "I appeal with humility to those who are in charge at a state level, to honor their role in favor of the common good and to increase their efforts so that this dramatic situation does not spread further. I also, pray that we all learn to work together and help each other". (AP) (Agenzia Fides 29/04/2016)