5 ways to avoid dengue fever during monsoon

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Eliminate standing water

Regularly empty & clean containers that collect water. Cover water storage tanks & containers. Ensure proper drainage in & around your home.

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Use mosquito repellants

Apply insect repellent creams or sprays on exposed skin. Use mosquito nets & screens to prevent mosquito entry.

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Wear protective clothing

Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants. Opt for light-colored clothing as it is less attractive to mosquitoes. Tuck pants into socks to prevent mosquito bites on ankles.

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Maintain cleanliness

Keep your surroundings clean and free of litter. Dispose of garbage properly and promptly. Regularly clean and unclog roof gutters.

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Use mosquito nets and screens

Install mosquito screens on windows and doors. Use mosquito nets over beds, especially for infants and the elderly.

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