DENGUE DEFENCE GUIDE

6 WAYS TO PREVENT DENGUE

Published By Oishi Sarkar | 25 Jun, 2024

What is Dengue

The illness known as dengue fever is caused by mosquito bites that transmit the dengue virus. 
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Here are 6 methods by which you can prevent dengue: 
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Repel and Relax

Applying insect repellent to your body can help prevent mosquito bites when visiting tropical regions or even indoors.
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Suit Up for Safety

One can wear long sleeves, long pants, socks, and covered shoes to help protect themselves from mosquito bites.
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Prevent Water Stagnation

Mosquito breeding occurs when stagnant water is left unemptied. Refill flowerpots regularly, give your pet a clean and fresh water bowl, and give up water plants in your home. 
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Protected Slumber

You and your kids can have an additional layer of protection from mosquito bites by sleeping beneath the mosquito net.     
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Guarded Abodes

Make sure there are no holes in the door screens or that the windows are closed correctly. By doing this, the possibility of mosquitoes getting inside will be less.
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Plan Your Trips

When taking a walk on a wet day, you run the risk of contracting dengue. Plan your travels according to the weather and apply insect repellent. 
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