Adverse Effects of Mosquito Breeding in Human Environment

Mosquito Breeding in Human Environment

Most of us have heard and possibly seen minute organisms called mosquitoes. Most people know that mosquitoes have a tendency of sucking blood leaving itchy red bumps. However, it is important to know that these mosquitoes have a potential of causing life-threatening diseases.

Mosquitoes infect more than 700 million people every year. Mosquito menace and related consequences are considerably lesser in countries with standard hygienic conditions but in Africa, Asia and South America, the number of infections and deaths resulted of mosquito-borne diseases is countless.

The favourite breeding ground for mosquitoes comprise of wetlands, ponds, lakes, etc. They can multiply abnormally during monsoon because of humid environment and rains. There remains the threat of mosquito breeding in your vicinity if there are sources of stagnant water. Still water is most reliable source for mosquitoes to incubate their eggs. Open containers, cans, bottles, jars, etc. can all prove to be their host. It is important to understand that mosquito breeding may occur near a water source, mosquito breeding is one of the few activities that is not involved directly with a water source.

The list of mosquito borne diseases is long but some of the most prevalent and dangerous mosquito diseases include Malaria, Dengue fever, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, Filariasis, etc. Malaria is caused by protozoa parasite and more than 500 million people are infected annually and almost 1 to 3 million people die from it. Dengue fever is caused by one of four viruses present in mosquito saliva. There are almost 50 million cases of dengue every year with estimated deaths counting as high as 125,000. A virus found in mosquito saliva causes yellow fever. Annually, there are 200,000 infections and 30,000 deaths around the world due to Yellow Fever.

These numbers are increasing at an alarming rate and hence, it is a matter of serious concern. Every individual needs to be aware of adverse effects of mosquito breeding in human environment. Your surroundings can be a breeding ground for any dangerous mosquito virus. To be on a safer side, it is imperative to eliminate them from breeding around your locality. The best cure for any mosquito borne diseases is to prevent them in the first place.

In order to abandon mosquitoes in your surroundings, make sure that you remove barrels, pots, buckets and other outdoor objects that may contain water, also get your gutters cleaned periodically to maintain hygiene. Use Mortein Insta Vaporiser for continuous protection throughout the day. If you observe that number of mosquitoes in and around your area is expanding then you should ensure that you start using Mortein Insta All Insect Killer as it starts getting darker i.e. around 7:00PM in the evening. This will provide powerful protection against deadly mosquitoes and safeguard your family members in the house.

It is also important to clean your house regularly in order to avoid dust accumulation. Ensuring cleanliness will ensure hygiene. This will eventually eliminate the risk of diseases and parasite breeding.