A pivotal mosquito experiment could not have gone better

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Dengue is a deadly disease that can infect anyone within any age range. Here are some measures that you can adopt lớn prevent getting dengue at home.

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By India Today web Desk: Dengue fever is also known as break-bone fever. It is a viral infection caused by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. The dengue vi khuẩn can infect anyone within any age range. Most people infected have mild or no symptoms. The most common symptoms of dengue are fever, headache, eye pain (typically behind the eyes), muscle, joint, or bone pain, nausea và vomiting.


According to cdc.gov, each year, an estimated 400 million people are infected with dengue virus và about 100 million get sick. Internal bleeding is the usual symptom of this disease where the infected person's platelets become significantly low, rendering them unable to lớn clot blood normally. There is no specific remedy against dengue and hence the best way to giảm giá khuyến mãi with it is by preventing those dangerous mosquitoes in the first place.

Here are some measures that you can adopt lớn prevent getting dengue at home.


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Measures that you can adopt to lớn prevent dengue | Representational image

1. Destroy breeding grounds

The first step to lớn prevent mosquitoes from spreading is lớn destroy their potential breeding places. Mosquitoes breeds in stagnant water. So better get rid of stagnant water-- clear off all sources of standing water including barrels, vases, basins or even cups & unused tires.


If there remains a stagnant water source for over a week, there are high chances of mosquitoes inhabiting. So, to prevent dengue mosquito from breeding kiểm tra for damp areas in your home. Never let wet waste accumulate near your trang chủ and always keep the nhà wc bowls, trash bin covered.


2. Spray pesticides or use camphor

This technique has gained popularity in recent years because it is suitable for the entire society. Spray pest sprays every alternative day. Doing so will kill the mosquitoes, destroy their unhatched eggs và prevent dengue at home.

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If you are allergic to the chemicals, use camphor as a mosquito repellent. Shut all the doors và windows of a room và light camphor. Let the smoke stay for about 15-20 minutes. The smoke will the pests that spread diseases.

3. Watch your timings

The mosquito responsible for dengue is mostly active during the day và returns lớn its habitat just before it gets dark. People should stay clear of unknown environments during their active hours to lớn prevent transmission.

In case, if you are going out use mosquito repellent. It is another great way khổng lồ protect yourself-- apply mosquito repellent on your skin during day or night or while going out of the house.


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4. Promote Plantation

Mosquito-repelling plants expel natural gases. You can plant the mosquito-repelling plants lượt thích neem, tulsi, eucalyptus, lemongrass etc in your trang chủ or keep near your window. The plants have properties that prevent them from entering your house.

5. Wear fully covered clothes

Wear protective clothing like long sleeves and pants inside and outside the house to prevent from dengue mosquito. Especially, if you know that there is a dengue outbreak in your area.

6. Use mosquito net

Use Mosquito net when you sleep. It protects you from dengue mosquito và other insects. Make sure that there are no holes và that it is properly sealed to get maximum protection.

Although dengue is not spread from person khổng lồ person, mosquitoes can become infected after it bites someone with dengue fever. Therefore, it is our responsibility lớn stay cautious and prevent this dangerous disease from spreading in the community.