September 21, 2022

Dengue prevention and control

dengue prevention and control

we should use insect repellent, wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants instead of half sleeves shirts and shorts ,and control mosquitoes inside and outside your home.

Control mosquitoes outside and inside of your home

  • Repair holes in house to keep mosquitoes outside of the house.
  • Sleep under a bed net if the rooms is not air conditioned or screened rooms.
  • Use of mosquito killer spray in house at least in a week

Protect your baby or child

  • Dress your baby in clothing that covers all body parts.
  • Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants.

 

Control mosquitoes outside and inside of your home

  • Repair holes in house to keep mosquitoes outside of the house.
  • Sleep under a bed net if the rooms is not air conditioned or screened rooms.
  • Use of mosquito killer spray in house at least in a week

 Use Mosquito repellent

To prevent dengue you must use mosquito repellent when going outside. Mosquito repellent are the chemical use to repel mosquito.

Synthetic mosquito repellent

These are usually composed of as:

  • DEET (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide)
  • Permethrin
  • Picaridin

 Organic mosquito repellent

  • Lemon eucalyptus oil(In 1940 Lemon eucalyptus oil is the common mosquito repellent
  • Tea tree
  • Soy
  • Peppermint
  • Lavender
  • Cinnamon oil

 Also check out the 4s of dengue

 

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