Time to take preventive action for all diseasesThe rains have started pouring. The trend in the next few months is likely to be severe. The diseases come calling too.
In particular, the dengue scare is for real. One is given to understand that the dreaded mosquito breed is very active only in the mornings, and it can bite only below the knew.
Mothers with children as young as two or three should ensure that their children are fully clothed and refer their children to the doctor immediately if there is any fever. Home remedies will not do. Proper investigation is a must. For example, let us not rely too much of papayaa leaves. There are reports that it is good, but to just do with us, is asking for trouble.
All people should shut all windows when the rains come., One is told that the rain water also carries bacteria which cab be deadly at times. Eating outside food, more so, street foods should be totally avoided. The typhoid virus, one is told, is always present in such foods.
Fully boiled water for thirty minutes and then cooled, one is told, is the best remedy. Even better than RO water. Let us take all precautions and also alert our neighbors, friends and every single person we know. Of course, some advise through the print media to create awareness is also very good.