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Rove beetle plague hits Surabaya

  • Indra Harsaputra and Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya | Thu, March 22 2012 | 08:38 am

The number of people suffering from skin irritations caused by the rove beetle (locally called tomcat) in Surabaya, East Java, has risen further, says Surabaya Health Office head, Esty Martiana Rachmie.

The number of patients recorded by local community health centers (Puskesmas) in the city has reached 149 people. “The majority of patients are from Putat Jaya subdistrict, with 30 people...

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