Dengue & Zika

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How is dengue transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes?
An uninfected female Aedes mosquito gets infected with the Dengue virus when it bites a person infected with dengue, and then transmits dengue to other healthy individuals it bites after that. 

Dengue fever is a disease caused by the dengue virus, which is transmitted by infected mosquitoes.

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How to prevent Aedes mosquito breeding?
The Aedes mosquito prefers to breed in clean, stagnant water easily found in our homes. All it takes is clean, stagnant water as small in volume as the size of a 20-cent coin, for mosquitoes to breed.

Let's all do our part to break the dengue transmission cycle by removing stagnant water from potential mosquito breeding habitats.

Do the Mozzie Wipeout at least once a week to prevent mosquito breeding. Stop dengue with B-L-O-C-K.

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Dengue clusters and areas with higher Aedes aegypti mosquito population
Check if you live in a dengue cluster area or in an area with more Aedes mosquitoes, as you will have a higher risk of being bitten and infected with the Dengue virus. Our Gravitrap surveillance system detects areas with higher adult Aedes aegypti mosquito population.

You can download myENV app to get notifications on dengue clusters and areas with higher Aedes aegypti mosquito population.
Protective actions against dengue: 'S-A-W'
All residents, especially those living in dengue cluster areas, are encouraged to carry out the three protective actions against dengue:



Other protective measures against mosquito bites include:

  • Sleep under a mosquito net, especially if you sleep during the day, as Aedes mosquitoes are predominantly day-biting

  • Install mosquito screens on windows and doors

  • Use a hand-held electronic mosquito zapper to kill mosquitoes


Use of Mosquito Repellent
Using mosquito repellent safely and effectively can protect you from mosquito bites. Refer to the  Guidelines on use of mosquito repellent for more information.

Repellents containing DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), picaridin or IR3535 as the active ingredient are the most effective in repelling mosquitoes.

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Inspecting your homes and premises for mosquito breeding habitats
Dengue inspections are important to help break the dengue transmission cycle. Learn about what goes on during dengue inspections and how you can identify our NEA dengue inspection officers.

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