Top Health and Hygiene Tips for Monsoon Season
GERMS SURVIVE LONGER IN DAMP CONDITIONS There is much more moisture in the air which allows germs to multiply
By understanding how infections spread during monsoons you can help keep your family healthy. Here are some reasons why there is an increase in infections:
- MIXING OF “CLEAN” WATER WITH “DIRTY” WATER IS LIKELY Rain water or water rising up from sewage can get mixed up with drinking and bathing water so you could be exposed to bacterial diseases
- STAGNANT WATER AROUND US IN MONSOONS SOON BECOMES A BREEDING GROUND FOR GERMS It attracts mosquitoes and flies that carry infection like malaria and dengue
- WATER SPLASHES FROM THE GROUND CARRY GERMS THAT CAUSE INFECTIONS LIKE SKIN IRRITATIONS Contaminated water from the ground comes into contact with different parts of our bodies
DID YOU KNOW…using soap at key occasions can help prevent the spread of waterborne diseases?
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The ABC of preventing infections in the monsoon: Always wash with soap and water be careful of dirty water, muck and dampness Clean water for drinking, cooking and washing.