Monsoon has arrived and so also the news reports of the dengue cases from the national capital. Its nothing new that cases has began to be reported in these month. Lives in the cities take its own course. People think that mosquitoes can only bite those living in slums and unhygienic localities. It is not true.
Disease of underprivileged:
Though, dengue more common form urban poor areas and the countryside but also affects more affluent neighborhoods. With poor urban planning, this segregation is further blurred. Just because one is living in a posh locality is no protection.
Don’t get bitten?
Best thing that can be done is to avoid getting bitten by the mosquitos. The mosquitos mostly bite in the day time, not the night. Things that can be done are
- Full sleeves cloths
MOSQUITO REPEL ANTS
NATURAL MOSQUITO REPEL ANTS
These contain natural ingredients like citronella oil, Eucalyptus oil & other herbal extracts (with Aloe Vera base) to keep mosquitoes at away.as these do not contains harmful chemicals/DEET, these are presumed to be safer for all age groups (including children) . There are also associated with lesser risk of skin reactions.
mosquito repelling or trapping devices
Mosquito trapping devices trap or capture the mosquito using light, taste, and wind technologies . As harmful chemicals are not used , these are safe for human health and are environmentally friendly. It capture and kill female mosquitoes which are more common in indoor, thereby, interrupt the breeding cycle of mosquitoes in the surrounding space and making the area mosquito free.
Don’t let mosquitoes breed
Management of Mosquito in breeding sites
Improvement of water supply and water-storage systems :
Get the leaking pipes repaired in and around your house, including leaking taps, uncovered overhead tanks. It is often because of ignorance than actual cost of repairs.
Making water-storage containers Mosquito-proof.
Solid waste management :
Ensure that solid waste is Properly stored, collected and disposed. Discarded useless containers, particularly if they can act as breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Keep Streets clean.
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