Spray insecticide in dark corners of your house, such as under the sofa, bed and table or behind curtains. This will prevent mosquitos from hiding or lurking in your home.
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Mosquito repellents should be applied as much as possible when you leave your home, especially when you are near areas that are known to be a Dengue Cluster.
The logic behind staying covered is that mosquito cannot bite through thick fabric, so skin covered by the fabric is protected. Also, when the mosquito is close, it engages a different sense to detect people. They spot dark colors easily thus wearing light colors can help to prevent mosquito bites.
The mozzie wipeout recommended by NEA focuses on removing stagnant water at home to prevent breeding. Here are the 5 key areas to check!
Dengue fever is a disease caused by the dengue virus which is transmitted to humans through an infected mosquito. There are 4 different serotypes of dengue (DENV1 – 4). Individuals can be infected with dengue up to 4 times and repeated infections are said to have a higher probability of severe dengue.
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Here are some of the reported symptoms obtains from the MOH Website:
Mild bleeding (e.g. nose or gum bleed, or easy bruising of the Symptoms usually appear 4-7 days after being bitten (ranges from 3-14 days).
If you think you have dengue fever, seek medical attention immediately.
Note: Methods described in the article only helps to lower and mitigate the risk of coming in contact with Aedes Mosquito. These methods should be adopted under the user’s discretion.
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