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Residents cover their face and run in smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
Residents cover their face and run in smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
A television is on inside a home as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
A worker of the Health Ministry fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya in Managua, on August 25, 2015. The Nicaraguan government issued a health alert as a dengue fever and chikungunya epidemic have killed 9 people and infected nearly 200,000 between January and August this year in Central America. Alerts have been declared in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON (Photo credit should read Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
A municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
An elderly woman has her mouth and nose covered with a piece of cloth as Health Ministry workers fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya in Managua, on August 25, 2015. The Nicaraguan government issued a health alert as a dengue fever and chikungunya epidemic have killed 9 people and infected nearly 200,000 between January and August this year in Central America. Alerts have been declared in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON (Photo credit should read Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian residents come out of their homes as a municipal worker fumigates the area to kill disease-spreading mosquitoes in the old quarters of New Delhi on September 3, 2015. Over 830 cases of dengue have been reported this year in New Delhi, the highest number in the past five years, according to an official report. AFP PHOTO / Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian residents come out of their homes as a municipal worker (L) fumigates the area to kill disease-spreading mosquitoes in the old quarters of New Delhi on September 3, 2015. Over 830 cases of dengue have been reported this year in New Delhi, the highest number in the past five years, according to an official report. AFP PHOTO / Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
A municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
An Indian woman covers herself as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
An Indian resident walks through an alley as a municipal worker fumigates the area to kill disease-spreading mosquitoes in the old quarters of New Delhi on September 3, 2015. Over 830 cases of dengue have been reported this year in New Delhi, the highest number in the past five years, according to an official report. AFP PHOTO / Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indian woman runs to pick her son in the smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. With several cases of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, being reported across the capital, the civic authorities are taking precautions to contain the disease. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
A worker of the Health Ministry fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya in Managua, on August 25, 2015. The Nicaraguan government issued a health alert as a dengue fever and chikungunya epidemic have killed 9 people and infected nearly 200,000 between January and August this year in Central America. Alerts have been declared in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON (Photo credit should read Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker of the Health Ministry fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya in Managua, on August 25, 2015. The Nicaraguan government issued a health alert as a dengue fever and chikungunya epidemic have killed 9 people and infected nearly 200,000 between January and August this year in Central America. Alerts have been declared in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON (Photo credit should read Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indian resident sits outside of his home as a municipal worker fumigates the area to kill disease-spreading mosquitoes in the old quarters of New Delhi on September 3, 2015. Over 830 cases of dengue have been reported this year in New Delhi, the highest number in the past five years, according to an official report. AFP PHOTO / Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker of the Health Ministry fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya in Managua, on August 25, 2015. The Nicaraguan government issued a health alert as a dengue fever and chikungunya epidemic have killed 9 people and infected nearly 200,000 between January and August this year in Central America. Alerts have been declared in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON (Photo credit should read Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
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In this photo by Tsering Topgyal, people cover their faces and run in smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi. Civic authorities are taking action to prevent dengue fever after a sharp rise in the mosquito-borne disease. Press Trust of India says this year's total of nearly 1,260 cases in New Delhi is the highest in five years. Dengue can cause fever, severe joint pain and headaches. There is no treatment.

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