Dengue is a mosquito borne disease caused by one of the four closely related dengue virus.
Dengue fever is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infected with a dengue virus.
The mosquito becomes infected when it bites a person with dengue virus in their blood.
Healthy Guide to Avoid Dengue this Monsoon
- Cover the trash bin and try keeping it away from your house.
- Seek early consultation with your pest control experts to fight the mosquitoes.
- Keep the doors and windows shut as soon as the sun sets.Use fine screens for ventilation.
- You can place a tulsi plant or leaves of neem tree to stop mosquitoes from entering your house.
- Make sure your family uses natural repellent or sleeps under the protection of mosquito nets to keep them at bay.
- Insects and mosquitoes cannot survive without water, so make sure the kitchen and all other places in your house remain dry.
- Never allow water to stagnate in your house, contaminated water can be very dangerous. This is the place where mosquitoes breed.
- If someone in your home gets dengue fever, be especially vigilant about efforts to protect yourself and other family members from mosquitoes. Mosquitoes that bite the infected family member could spread the infection to others in your home.