Saturday, March 25, 2006

sprays insecticide

A worker from the Ministry of Health sprays insecticide around homes in a bid to stem an outbreak of the crippling mosquito-borne virus, Chikungunya in Port Louis, Mauritius March 16, 2006. Chikungunya fever has infected more than 180,000 people, mostly in Reunion but also in Mauritius, Seychelles, Mayotte and Madagascar, all located off the southeast coast of Africa. Picture taken on March 16, 2006. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

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