By Khushi Pal
Published Jul 10, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 safety tips to prevent dengue in monsoons

Dengue cases have been on the rise across the country. Here are five safety tips to stay protected and prevent dengue during monsoon. 

Get rid of stagnant water

Stagnant water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, which can cause dengue. Check for stagnant water in containers and pots and get rid of it to prevent it from becoming a habitat for mosquitoes. 

Apply mosquito repellent

Apply mosquito repellent creams on your body to help repel mosquitoes and prevent the risk of mosquito bites.

Wear protective clothing

Wear full clothing such as long-sleeved shirts, long pants, socks, and shoes during evening hours to prevent chances of mosquito bites.

Use a mosquito net

Use mosquito nets while sleeping to help provide a double layer of protection from mosquitoes. 

Use mosqutio coils

Light mosquito coils at a safe spot in your home to help keep mosquitoes away.