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NEA to use drones for dengue control

The National Environment Agency has held trials on the use of drones to survey mosquito breeding sites and plans to expand the trials to include depositing larvicide to kill larvae.


THE National Environment Agency (NEA) plans to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to improve its dengue control programme.

The agency has been conducting trials on the use of UAS, commonly known as drones, to survey mosquito breeding grounds in the past year and