Monsoon gives mosquitoes the right atmosphere to breed. It has been found that with this year’s warm and humid weather, the mosquito population has increased many-folds, thereby increasing the likelihood of an increase in number of malaria and dengue cases. According to Connecticut’s Agricultural Experiment Station, the gigantic mosquito population will also increase the spread of West Nile virus, which presents symptoms, such as headache, fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Worldwide, around one million people die due to diseases caused by mosquito bite, such as encephalitis, dengue fever, yellow fever, malaria and West Nile virus. These diseases are more prevalent in under developed and developing nations. Here are some mosquito bite prevention tips:
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