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Mosquito protection measures

Personal protection measures:

  • avoid staying outdoors in peak hours of mosquito activity (from dusk till dawn)
  • mosquito repellent use in uncovered skin parts or even on clothes
  • long sleeves and long pants, if possible
Protection measures in the house:

  • screening windows/doors
  • bednets (especially for children protection)
  • vaporizing mats/liquid vaporizers/mosquito coils use
  • elimination of standing water (baquets, pots, tires, etc.)
  • avoid irrigation during evening hours
  • regular mowing

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