The annual primary schools??? quiz competition, sponsored by the Environmental Health Department at the St. Philip Polyclinic, is now under way.

The competition, which has attracted 17 primary schools in St. George, St. John and St. Philip with a total of 51 participants, runs from September to November.

The quiz focuses on mosquito control covering topics such as chikungunya, dengue fever and yellow fever; rodent control with emphasis on leptospirosis, Hanta virus and salmonellosis; as well as solid waste management.

Categories for judging are spelling, general knowledge, and true or false.??The 2014 winner of the competition, Ellerton Primary School, is defending its title.

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