SOURCE – WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION – COUNTRY OFFICE FOR INDIA
What can you do to reduce risk of acquiring dengue?
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITO BITES
Dengue mosquitoes bite during the day time.
Highest biting intensity is about
1) Two hours after sunrise and
2) Two hours before sunset.
1) full sleeves clothes and
2) long dresses
to cover as much of your body as possible.
2) mosquito coils,
3) electric vapor mats
during the daytime also to prevent dengue.
Use mosquito nets to protect
2) elderly and
who may rest during the day.