Down to Earth - - HEALTH -

Sim­ple en­gi­neer­ing meth­ods, such as re­mov­ing breed­ing ar­eas and garbage where wa­ter could ac­cu­mu­late, and chang­ing wa­ter in cool­ers and stor­age cans reg­u­larly. In­sec­ti­ci­dal sprays can be used both at the com­mu­nity level and at home, but these have ad­verse health ef­fects. Mos­quito traps, ovi­t­raps can be used to kill adult mos­qui­toes PROS: Sim­ple and safe for environment CONS: Labour-in­ten­sive, re­quires reg­u­lar mon­i­tor­ing

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