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VECTOR CONTROL MEASURES

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    1. PERSONAL PROPHALATIC MEASURES
      • Use of mosquito repellent creams, liquids, coils, mats etc.
      • Wearing of full sleeve shirts and full pants with socks
      • Use of bednets for sleeping infants and young children during day time to prevent mosquito bite
    2. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL
      • Use of larvivorous fishes in ornamental tanks, fountains, etc.
      • Use of biocides
    3. CHEMICAL CONTROL
      • Use of chemical larvicides like abate in big breeding containers
      • Aerosol space spray during day time
    4. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & SOURCE REDUCTION METHODS
      • Detection & elimination of mosquito breeding sources
      • Management of roof tops, porticos and sunshades
      • Proper covering of stored water
      • Reliable water supply
      • Observation of weekly dry day
    5. HEALTH EDUCATION
      • Impart knowledge to common people regarding the disease and vector through various media sources like T.v., Radio, Cinema slides, etc.
    6. COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
      • Sensitilizing and involving the community for detection of Aedes breeding places and their elimination