Dengue is an acute viral infection that is transmitted through the bite of dengue-infected Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes. These mosquitoes usually bite between 2 hours after sunrise and 2 hours before sunset and can be found inside and outside the house. Although a year-round disease, dengue infection risk increases during the rainy season when stagnant water provides a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Here are steps that you can take to prevent dengue in your home:
Shop at Watsons for prescription and OTC medicines, insect repellants, and other essential healthcare products.
References: https://www.doh.gov.ph/node/16849. Accessed 25 August 2020 https://www.who.int/westernpacific/news/detail/11-06-2019-dengue-increase-likely-during-rainy-season-who-warns. Accessed 25 August 2020 https://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/media/avoid-dengue.html. Accessed 25 August 2020
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