Malaria is a life-threatening disease that is caused by a parasite, which is transmitted through a bite of the female mosquito. These mosquitoes are widespread in areas with humidity and rain.
Due to a low immune system, this disease is the most susceptible to children under 5 years and pregnant women. Malaria in 2017 has affected 219 million people with 4,35,000 resulting in death.
Although these numbers have been decreasing, it still is predominant in Africa, South America, and Asia.
Malaria cannot be spread from person to person. It’s a mosquito-borne disease and hence, it’s not contagious. This is only found in rare cases when the disease is transferred through the mother to the unborn child.
The World Health Assembly instituted the 25th of April as the World Malaria Day in order to raise awareness about this preventable disease. On this day, people all over the globe join hands to spread awareness about this reversible disease.
It is urgent for us to take action against this deadly disease. One should use mosquito repellents and nets as a preventative measure against this potentially fatal disease.
Normally, people go in for mosquito repellents in order to protect themselves from Malaria. However, most of the repellents that hover the market incorporate an active repelling ingredient; DEET. DEET is known to have many allergic reactions to the skin. In some cases, DEET has also caused adverse neurological reactions.
The soundest choice that a consumer can make is to go in for DEET-free products in order to fight off this deadly disease.
Moskito Safe products by Pee Safe are entirely DEET free and aren’t alcohol based. Unlike any other insect repellent, they are free from deadly chemicals thus being the safest to use with children and pregnant women especially.
The Moskito Safe range has patches, a roll on and a spray. They are dermatologically tested ensuring safety for all skin types. These products are appropriate for both indoor and outdoor usage.
This World Malaria Day, Let Zero Malaria Begin With You. Make safe prevention choices for you and your family in order to protect yourself from this lethal disease.
Let there be Light and No Mosquitos!
Written by: Aanchal Katyal