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Dengue gk

  1. 1. DENGUE
  2. 2. What is dengue fever?Dengue Fever is an illness caused by infection with avirus transmitted by the Aedes mosquito.Close-up of an Aedes mosquito
  3. 3. 1-2 daysStagnant waterPupae4-5 daysLife cycle of the Aedes MosquitoLarvae Eggs2-3 days
  4. 4. How Do Aedes Mosquitoes TransmitDiseases...Mosquito bites and sucksblood containing the virusfrom an infected person.Virus is carried in itsbody.And passes the virusto healthy peoplewhen it bites them.
  5. 5. GroupA
  6. 6. Group B + warning signs
  7. 7. Prevent Aedes from Breeding!Remove ALL sources ofstagnant water.Deny the Aedes mosquito of anychance to breed.
  8. 8. Do the 10-Minute Mozzie Wipe-out everyday.Change water in vases on alternate days.
  9. 9. • Cover all toilet bowls in your home.• Seal off the overflow pipe of the flushing cistern.• Cover all gully/floor traps.• Add sand granular insecticide to places thatmosquitoes could potentially breed, such as flowervases and places where stagnant water could not beremoved.Before you leave for holidays…

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