Dengue fever is an illness caused by a virus that spreads through bites from infected Aedes mosquitoes. It‘s more common in places like Southeast Asia, South Asia, and South America. Symptoms include fever, headaches, muscle and joint pain, skin itching, and rashes. Most people can recover within 2-7 days, but some may experience more severe symptoms such as bleeding, low levels of blood platelets, and even risk death.
To control Dengue fever from spreading, there are 2 things you can do:
When skin contacts with chemicals, there is a possibility that your health could be compromised. Hence, it is important to select appropriate coveralls, and here are some guidelines:
- Liquid Protection:
Since most chemicals that kills mosquitos are liquid form, it is suggested to wear liquid-proof coverall. *Under most circumstances, Type 6 – Reduced Spray Suits are enough, but if your environment is full of heavy liquid, you can also consider Type 4 – Spray Tight Suits.
As Dengue fever often occurs in warm and humid regions, the comfort of PPE is crucial. You can assess breathability by reviewing the “MVTR” and Ret Value on the SPEC Sheet.