LIRAa indicates high risk of Aedes aegypti infestation | Rattlesnake

The result of the investigation of infestation by Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits dengue fever, pointed to a high risk of infestation, well above what is recommended by the Ministry of Health.

4,787 properties were inspected and infestation was found in 5.3% of them, well above the Ministry of Health’s recommended rate of 1%. Some neighborhoods were well above the overall average, such as Nova York, Pacaembu, Cascavel Velho, Jardim Itália I and II, Veneza, Lago Municipal, Presidente and Aquarela do Brasil, which recorded a rate of 10.2%.

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