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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