Mosquitoes have become a part and parcel in our day to lives. Especially in a country like India, mosquitoes pose a serious threat to human health. Numerous cases of deaths due to mosquito prone diseases like malaria, dengue etc have been reported especially in recent times.
How mosquito transmitted diseases
An interesting feature is that the mosquitoes don’t cause the diseases themselves, but only act as carriers. They need to feed on a person or animal that is already infected, then when they bite a healthy person or animal afterwards, they pass on the disease. The risk of these diseases is peak in humid areas and also after the annual monsoon rainfalls. Dengue fever infects nearly 400 million people each year, causing an estimated 25,000 deaths and an enormous economic cost in affected countries which rivals that of malaria. Chikungunya and yellow fever are both painful and debilitating diseases which can prove fatal.
A few steps to prevent mosquitoes are
- Shut all doors and windows after 6pm
- Never leave any stagnant source of water in kitchens or vessels etc as they become breeding places for mosquitoes
- It’s better to have mosquito nets on all doors and windows ,especially if your household includes children
- Mosquito repellent coils and electric mosquitoes killer could be put to use too.
How Delmanexpert treat mosquitoes
Mosquito treatment is usually an integrated effort involving source reduction plus the use of chemical control products when required. Since mosquitoes develop in water, source reduction targets and eliminates water sources favorable for mosquito breeding. While source reduction is the more effective long-term approach to mosquito treatment, the mosquito treatment plan may require using chemical products to supplement source reduction. Delmanexpert provides professional services in keeping mosquitoes away.