Insect Infestation Causes Concern in North Dawhenya Electoral Area, Greater Accra Region
Communities in the North Dawhenya Electoral Area, Greater Accra Region, are facing an invasion of insects suspected to be black flies, leading to anxiety among residents. The flies leave blood stains at the spots where they bite, resulting in continuous scratching and swelling on the human body.
Moses Nii-P Kutor, the assembly member for the North Dawhenya Electoral Area, has taken action by informing the District Health Directorate and the Environmental Health Office about the situation. The bites of these flies are said to be poisonous and can cause sores and skin diseases.
The affected residents are urgently seeking assistance, especially for the children who are struggling with the painful bites while trying to continue with their daily activities, including going to school.
Confirming the presence of these insects, a source at the District Health Directorate of the Ningo Prampram District stated that efforts are underway to investigate the issue. The District Health Directorate and the Environmental Health Office are working together to develop strategies, which include carrying out fumigation in the affected communities to address the infestation.