LAHORE Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said in addition to taking other steps for ensuring cleanliness in streets, parks, residences and other places in connection with eradication of dengue virus, the government will also carry out new legislation. A vigorous campaign is being launched for creating awareness among the masses about cleanliness. People will be apprised about the importance of the cleanliness by visiting homes, streets, mohallas and shops and all segments of the society will be included in this campaign. Besides government efforts for coping with the challenge of dengue virus, people will also have to play their effective role in this regard, he said while presiding over a meeting held with regard to reviewing the on-going campaign for eradication of dengue virus here on Saturday. Members National and Provincial assemblies, secretaries of various departments and experts attended the meeting. The CM said steps were being taken on war footing for eradication of dengue virus, and we had to fight a war for eradication of virus everywhere including houses, offices, schools, public places and parks and defeat it with collective wisdom and efforts. He added that besides steps taken for controlling the virus, provision of every possible best medical and other facilities were being ensured for dengue patients and medicines and machinery were being imported for this purpose. Foggers are being imported from Germany and its first consignment has reached whereas cell separators are also being imported, of which six cell separators would arrive on September 28. Similarly, 50 cell analysers are also being purchased, he mentioned, while directing to set up field hospitals on temporary basis for providing treatment facilities to dengue patients, he said more than hundred dispensaries were being mobilised and activated. He also mentioned that the process of recruiting 1000 nurses was continuing speedily and 624 nurses had been recruited so far and deputed in various hospitals whereas paramedical staff was also being recruited on emergent basis. He also said an Indonesian team comprising six doctors was arriving soon.