Professional Faqs: What Are The Best Preventive Measures To Avoid Waterborne Diseases Like Cholera, Typhoid, And Hepatitis A During Rainy Seasons?

microsoft, professional faqs: what are the best preventive measures to avoid waterborne diseases like cholera, typhoid, and hepatitis a during rainy seasons?

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Expert opinion from Dr. Himabindu Sreenivasulu

MBBS · 1 years of experience · India

To prevent waterborne diseases like cholera, typhoid, and hepatitis A during the rainy season: Ensure clean drinking water through boiling or purifiers. Prioritize handwashing with soap, especially before eating. Cook food thoroughly and avoid raw items. Exercise caution with street food vendors. Stay away from stagnant or dirty water sources. Consider vaccinations, especially in high-risk areas. Maintain good sanitation practices, including using clean toilets. These simple measures can significantly reduce the risk of waterborne diseases during rainy seasons.

Expert opinion from Dr. Anuvitha Kamath

MBBS · 3 years of experience · India

Prevention of water-borne diseases during the rainy season can be done by maintaining proper hygiene, boiling food and water before consuming, practicing proper hand washing techniques before and after eating, avoiding eating outside food, drinking clean and safe water, avoiding keeping water in open vessels, clean the drainage, use mosquito nets or mosquito repellents, avoid walking in flood water, wear protective clothing, take necessary vaccine, and boost immunity by taking Vitamin C rich foods.

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Expert opinion from Dr. Alan Thomas Charly

MBBS · 1 years of experience · India

During rainy seasons, focus on clean water supplies, practise excellent hand hygiene, ensure food safety, maintain personal hygiene, and consider immunisations when applicable. Avoid regions with contaminated water and utilise suitable sanitation facilities. Stay informed on local health advisories and take proactive steps to protect yourself and your community from waterborne illnesses.

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