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Aedes aegypti, health risk for prevention


Most mosquitoes controlled dengue, affinity and chikungunya can spend their entire lives, between 10 and 30 days, which is a risk to public health. Photo: Illustration

Most females in mosquito dengue, affinity and chikungunya can spend their entire lives, between 10 and 30 days, in or around houses, so they pose a risk to public health.

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of the state government noted that mosquitoes of subgenus Aedes aegypti reproduce in internal spaces can sting at any time of day, increasing the longevity of it, since inland habitats are less sensitive to climatic changes.

In a week of mosquito activity in the Caribbean, the agency explained that the main vector of the virus of these diseases, caused by the vector, is the mosquito above, whose female aviwisites in containers or containers of clean water almost around the patios, roofs and outdoor sites others).

He explained that females prefer to bite people who can put between 80 and 100 eggs after swallowing blood, being able to make some intakes before ovipositing throughout their lives, and consequently, deposit a significant amount of eggs in containers or tanks with water, which become mosquito breeding sites.

It is also possible to find mosquito breeding sites in homes, schools, vacant lots, cemeteries, warehouses and various institutions, hence the importance of keeping open areas of walls, making the simple steps of lava, covers, flip and pull the store containers or store water .

The Ministry of Health reported that it monitors the density of mosquitoes and larvae in the environment through entomological studies and monitoring with ovitraps; Control larva with application of larvicide in water storage tanks permanently.

It also performs disinfection in heavy units in higher-risk communities and in intra-thrombotic spraying in reasonable cases and in the vicinity, except for promotion between the municipalities for basic sanitation (descacharriacación) in the municipalities.

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