Air Purifier with mosquito catcher helps battle vector- borne diseases
Monsoon makes the perfect breeding ground for germs, bacteria and mosquitoes. The pesky visitors not only trigger irritation and skin rashes but also are agents of deadly diseases like Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria, Yellow fever and Zika virus.In past few years, the rate of infection and mortality has risen dramatically in India, which is indeed a growing concern.The recent data released by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) states that hospitals across the city have already reported 1,185 cases of Dengue, 392 cases of Chikungunyaand 524 cases of Malaria.
To protect themselves from mosquitoes and the related diseases, people invariably use mosquito repellants and insecticidal sprays.These chemicals in some individuals especially in children can precipitate respiratory allergies and bronchial asthma. According to Dr Vivek Nangia, Director - Pulmonology Department at Fortis Hospital and renowned consultant and specialist in this field, “it is advisable to adopt measures that reduce the mosquito habitat without the use of chemicals. It is essential to employ an integrated and scientific approach to get rid of mosquitoes as having a mosquito related diseasescan be fatal. Natural and organic repellents like Lemon Eucalyptus Oil, Lavender, Neem Oil and Cinnamon Oil should be preferred. Mosquito catching equipment can also help reduce the overall burden of mosquitoes.”
Sharp has recently introduced an Air Purifier with mosquito catcher which serves dual purpose, cleanses the indoor air and rids the environment of mosquites.With its CHEMICAL FREE 5 step mosquitocatching mechanism, the purifier effectively captures mosquitoes whilst purifying indoor air, keeping you safe from the dreaded vector and pollutants. It boasts a stylish black exterior with tiny entrance on both sides to entice nearing mosquitoes. While the blue lights attract mosquitoes which are then driven by powerful air suction that traps them on a strong glue sheet. These non-toxic sheets have three layers, one for each month. Replacement sheets are available for
1000 (good for 3 months) on various e- commerce portals. You may continue using the air purifier all year round even without replacing the glue sheet if there are not enough mosquitoes in your room.
Mosquito infestation hit the highest point during and after Monsoons. More cases of vector-borne diseases are reported between mid-July and November end. The new device from Sharp is a non- chemical preventive solution that protects your family from potential mosquito-borne diseases by trapping them inside the machine. With additional features being added to air purifiers, consumers may seek multiple health advantages and can further address respiratory disorders along with menace of vector borne diseases. `