Mosquito Diseases in Kids/Babies
According to statistics, mosquitoes are one of the most deadly insects which kill more than one million people all around the world. India is at the top of the list where mosquito kills newborn and babies under 3 years every year. A single bite of a mosquito can infuse various diseases to them which could either be detrimental to the body or are fatal. If left unaddressed could lead to death. Let’s learn about the mosquito diseases in babies.
Currently, the most dangerous diseases caused in babies by mosquitoes in India are malaria, dengue fever, chikungunya, yellow fever and West Nile etc. Among all, malaria and dengue fever are killing the most babies and adults in India. With the help of mosquito repellents, you can protect yourself and your family members from the diseases caused by mosquitoes in India.
Before we talk about different natural mosquito repellents, it is important to get informed about these deadly diseases. This will help you to know that how to identify the diseases at an early stage to save the life of your newborn and kids.
Malaria: High fever, vomiting, headache, and chills are the common symptoms of malaria among babies and adults. According to statistics, the half population of the world lives at the risk of getting malaria. In India, Malaria has been at the top of this deadly list. Malaria causes due to mosquito bite that contain the malaria causing protozoa the “Plasmodium” in its sting.
Dengue fever: Compared to malaria dengue is more deadly and painful. Bleeding gums, fever, rash, bruising and headache are the common symptoms of dengue. No ready-made treatment or vaccine of dengue has yet been discovered and thus it is prudent to avoid them and of course prevention is better than cure. The dengue is still relatively new mosquito virus. Only early-stage treatment can save the person. The death rate among babies is much higher as compared to adults.
Chikungunya: Chickengunya causing agent has travelled from different countries and reached to India a few years ago. Like dengue, there is no proper cure for chikungunya. It has similar symptoms like dengue which included a headache, nausea, fatigue, and rashes etc. Chikungunya does not only kill humans in India but also in Europe and America.
West Nile: There is no special symptom of this disease exist in babies. The adult may feel joint pain, vomiting, and fever. Like other mentioned diseases there is no ready-made and permanent treatment that can help people get rid of this disease. In the rare case, West Nile can also damage the brain and give complications like encephalitis and meningitis. A person can only survive if the disease has been treated at early stage.
You can protect your babies from the natural mosquito repellents available on an online shop called SAFE-O-MOS. They are selling different type of mosquito repellents which does not require you to apply them to the skin. They are selling bands, spray, patches, and roller. All of these mosquito repellent has been made from natural ingredients which means that they do not contain any side effects at all.
All of the above mention diseases can be prevented simply by avoiding contact with mosquitoes with right repellents. So, do not wait until someone from your family get affected by these deadly diseases and use Safe-O-Mos products to keep the mosquitoes away from you or your loved-ones.
About Safe-O-Kid Mosquito Repellant Products (A Part of Baby Safety Inc)
Safe-O-Kid range of mosquito repellent products is the safest way to protect little ones from mosquito bites both inside the house and outside. The products are designed especially for kids and are tested by international experts for long- lasting effects and zero side effects.
Being a brand totally dedicated to children’s safety, Safe-O-Kid does NOT use any ingredients harmful for kids (No Eucalyptus extracts and No DEET/ Picardin/Alcohol like chemicals) as such ingredients might interfere with child’s nervous and respiratory systems and cause discomfort or severe side effects like seizures.
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