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Vigilant on Dengue Fever & Zika in Singapore

While the current dengue cases in some quarter is relatively low, forecast shows some surge in the coming months, particularly in the middle of the year. The growth of 60% more Aedes Mosquito cited shows an upcoming risk in spreading of Dengue Fever. Till date, more than 16,000 mosquito breeding habitats have been found. Mosquito breeding can be easily controlled and minimised by adopting proactive prevention measures in your home, by eliminating stagnant water for these Aedes mosquitoes to breed.

Weather influences mosquito infestation in Singapore

Weather, also plays an influencing role towards mosquito infestation. A higher temperature introduces more mosquito feeding (as warmer weather makes mosquitoes hungry more easily), and a faster virus replication (warmer air incubates virus faster), and hence able to cause an earlier or quicker disease transmission. A warmer temperature would also mean a larger mosquito population.

As Singapore transits towards the dry season from March to August, whereby the weather starts to get warmer, we should stay vigilant and do necessary pre-emptive measures and control before the breeding and adult mosquito population gets out of control.

Adopting safe and environmentally-friendly mosquito control solutions

There are various safe, effective and environmentally-friendly solutions to manage any breeding mosquitoes and water-based fogging to control adult mosquitoes. However, mosquitoes can travel, which means, an originally-safe environment could be disturbed by these flying mosquitoes!

In some homes, mosquito traps are also used, to provide that additional protection from getting bitten by these mosquitoes, and risking in contracting with Dengue Fever, or even Zika. These mosquito traps are designed to trap adult mosquitoes with UV spectrum and optimised UV LED for optimal catch rate.

Dengue Fever has become a common fear and concern among parents, elderly and for the kids. Here is a collection of useful must-know information about mosquito prevention and control.

Which mosquito control programme is ideal for you?

Find out which mosquito control is ideal for your home and equip yourself with simple steps to protect yourself from getting bitten by mosquitoes, including dark colour options in your attire, or keeping yourself covered well. First step in protecting yourself and your family is to equip 3 important information about mosquitoes and it's danger.

Call Rentokil Pest Control to design a safe and affordable mosquito pest control services for your home at (65) 6347 8138.

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