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How to control dengue-carrying mosquitoes

Postby rudy.lange » 14 Sep 2010 01:11

Dear fellow members,

I am from the philippines and you can browse it in the internet the dengue outbreak in some parts of the
country. I would like to ask some assistance on where to find best practices in controlling dengue-carrying mosquitoes.

Thanks.

Regards,

Rudy Lange, Jr.
Davao, Philippines

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Re: How to control dengue-carrying mosquitoes

Postby cdawggy » 15 Sep 2010 04:53

I've seen campaigns that consist of:
- getting rid of pooled water (i.e. breeding sites);
- fumigation;
- educating the population;
- bed nets (I know these are best against malaria, but I suppose they are just as effective against any mosquito).

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