How can we prevent water borne and vector borne infections?
Asked By Priyanka Rathore
environmental management strategies that can reduce or eliminate vector breeding grounds altogether through improved design or operation of water resources development projects as well as use of biological controls (e.g. bacterial larvicides and larvivorous fish) that target and kill vector larvae without generating the ecological impacts of chemical use.
Wash hands well with soap and clean water.
Wash any unpackaged food in clean water. Avoid any food that may have come into contact with contaminated flood water.
Wash all clothing that has been in contact with contaminated flood water.
Disinfect all children's toys that have been in contact with contaminated flood water.
Vaccinate against hepatitis A.