|Tip out any water that’s pooled in things like pot plant bases, plastic containers and tarpaulins.|
|Store anything that can hold water in a dry place or undercover, including tyres, gardening equipment, toys, buckets, trailers or boats.|
|Throw out any rubbish lying around your yard like leaves in gutters, old palm fronds and unused containers or tyres.|
Getting bitten by mosquitoes in a tropical country can make you seriously ill.
Have YOU been to a tropical country in the last two weeks? If you start experiencing symptoms such as:
it’s important you see a doctor immediately – you may have dengue fever.
Protect yourself by wearing a good repellent.
Don’t let dengue ruin your trip.