Jul 02 , 2024

10 Common Illnesses During Monsoons In India

By True Scoop

Dengue is spread by the female Aedes mosquitoes and they usually bite during the daytime or before dusk.

Chikungunya is spread in the rainy season by mosquitoes usually found in overhead tanks, coolers, plants and water pipes.

Water clogging during the rainy season is a major breeding ground for mosquitoes & hence malaria is common during the monsoon.

Typhoid is one of the highly infectious monsoon-related diseases and it is caused due to contaminated food and water.

The sudden change in weather and fluctuation in temperature can cause influenza. Symptoms are fever, muscle aches, sore throat, nasal congestion, etc.

Diarrhoea happens due to drinking contaminated water or food, which causes fever.

Jaundice is a water-borne disease, is contracted through contaminated food and water, and poor sanitation.

Hepatitis A is a viral infection that spreads from contaminated food and water & can inflame and damage your liver.

Leptospirosis, also known as Weil’s Syndrome, is caused due to contact with dirty water or muck/mud during the monsoons.

Cholera is also caused due to poor sanitation and consumption of contaminated food, is accompanied by diarrhoea or loose motions.

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