Medical workers disinfect rescue tents donated by the Red Cross Society of China to prevent diseases at a temporary resettlement site in the Yiliang County Experimental Primary School in Yiliang county, Zhaotong city, southwest Chinas Yunnan province, 12 September 2012. The prevention of endemic diseases has become the most urgent issue in the quake-affected streets and villages in Yiliang county, Yunnan province, as the search for survivors draws close to an end. With temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius and humidity very high, the risk of endemic diseases, including diarrhea, flu and mosquito-borne viruses, are increasing, warns Zhao Yuanjun, deputy director of the health bureau of Yiliang county.
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