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Mosquito Infestations in Malaysia

Rentokil Mosquito Infestations in Malaysia The Experts in Pest Control Mosquitoes are known to spread vector borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. Existed since the dinosaur era, mosquitoes have been cited as the world's deadliest animal. INTERESTING MOSQUITO FACTS Mosquitoes existed since the Triassic Period which was 400 million years ago) In Malaysia, there are about 434 species and subspecies of mosquitoes) Only female mosquitoes feed on blood because the protein in blood help her eggs develop2) Female mosquito lays about 30-300 eggs at one time3) Male mosquitoes are slightly smaller in size compared to female mosquitoes4) Bigger people tend to attract more mosquitoes because they produce higher Carbon Dioxide and lactic acid. That is why, adults get bitten more than children.") Mosquitoes are attracted to heat, find lactic acid alluring and would tend to bite people who had just exercised) Mosquitoes have been recorded as the deadliest animal on earth causing more deaths compared to any other animals. 5) Sharks Crocodiles Snakes Mosquitoes 50* 1,000* 50,000* 725,000* "The number of human fatalities per year NUMBER OF DENGUE CASES AND DEATH TOLLS IN MALAYSIA (YEAR 2011 - 2014)6-9) Dengue cases reported from 1st January to 5th July 2014 No. of cases reported No. of deaths reported +246%* 46,681 Mosquito borne diseases(10) +98% 43,346 - Dengue +10% - Malaria - Chikungunya 21,900 - Yellow Fever 92 19,884 87 36 35 2011 2012 2013 2014 (Half Year) "Growth compared to same period in 2013 HOW TO PREVENT MOSQUITOES FROM BREEDING? One of the most important ways in minimising mosquito infestations is by eliminating their breeding grounds around your home and its surrounding areas. Clean and discard any dried leaves that may clog the roof gutters once a week to prevent water stagnation. Remove leaves, empty bottles and cans to avoid water Clean and clear drains around the from collecting in house on weekly basis to prevent it from clogging. the unused items. Install mosquito netting/ screen on all windows to prevent mosquitoes from entering the house. Keep swimming pool cleaned and chlorinated every Discard any water collected in the pots and add larvicide at least once a month to month even when not in use. prevent mosquitoes from breeding. PROFESSIONAL MOSQUITO CONTROL Larviciding Thermal Fogging Rentokil • A preventive way to halt the development • Thermal fogging can be carried out to eliminate breeding of adult mosquitoes. of mosquitoes' larvae. • Larvicide treatment at mosquito hotspots can help to reduce its infestation. • It is essential to fog at the right time when the mosquitoes are active to get a more effective control. At Rentokil, we are committed to protect your home and family from pest infestations. With scheduled services and inspections, we ensure that all your pest worries will be taken care of, giving you complete peace of mind. 1300 881 911 Source: (1) (2) (3) Urban Pest Control - Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) ched-endemic-level-health-ministry-46681-reported-as-of-last-saturday-with-8/ (10) Copyright 2014 e Rentokil Initial Malaysia. All rights reserved.

Mosquito Infestations in Malaysia

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Mosquitoes are known to spread vector borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. Learn more about their behavioural biology and dengue cases in Malaysia, to protect your home and family.


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