Preventative Measures

The female anopheles feeds mainly at night. The following preventative measures will therefore greatly reduce the risk of contracting malaria:

  wear long-sleeved shirts/ trousers in the evenings.

  apply insect repellent to exposed skin

  spray living/sleeping area with aerosol insecticides at dusk

  use bednets (undamaged and preferably impregnated with permethrin)

  use mosquito coils or mats at night

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