Mumbai Rain: 7 Tips to prevent dengue at home

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Cover water containers regularly

Common household containers like pots, mugs, flower vases, and dishes can collect water and become an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes. Make sure you clean them regularly.

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Wear full sleeves

Make sure you cover your body and wear full sleeves and pants even inside the house to ensure proper protection against mosquito bites. 

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Keep your house clean

Make sure that your house is neat and clean. Get rid of junk items like spare tires or broken storage containers that collect water and provide mosquitoes egg-laying space. 

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Dispose of waste carefully

If possible, use closed trash bins and make you separate wet and dry trash. This will help prevent the breeding of mosquitoes and other insects. 

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Mosquito net

A mosquito net can be a great investment to protect yourself from mosquito bites during sleeping. 

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Mosquito repellent cream

During the rainy season, make sure you apply mosquito repellent cream all over your body to prevent mosquito bites.  

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Clean and drain roof gutters

Clean and drain your roof gutters to avoid water storage and breeding of mosquitoes. This can be a helpful tip to prevent dengue fever at home. 

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