British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by phuketrichard » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am

I've had dengue, and have never taken any precautions ...day or night from getting bit again.

what ya going to do, live in a bubble ur whole life??
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by talltuktuk » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:56 am

phuketrichard wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am
I've had dengue, and have never taken any precautions ...day or night from getting bit again.

what ya going to do, live in a bubble ur whole life??
You’re either contributing to the solution or you’re contributing to the problem. Sadly you’re the latter.
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by Jerry Atrick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:40 pm

I don't wear repellent or deterrent myself. Long trousers do the job.

If an area has too many mozzies I may spray it, or light a coil.
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by talltuktuk » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:53 pm

Jerry Atrick wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:40 pm
I don't wear repellent or deterrent myself. Long trousers do the job.

Like I said to someone else, contributing to the problem. Long pants/shirts don’t cover your entire body. Protecting yourself against mosquito borne diseases isn’t just about you.

https://www.genengnews.com/news/asympto ... nsmission/
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:00 pm

talltuktuk wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:56 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am
I've had dengue, and have never taken any precautions ...day or night from getting bit again.

what ya going to do, live in a bubble ur whole life??
You’re either contributing to the solution or you’re contributing to the problem. Sadly you’re the latter.
As dengue is not communicable how would PR be contributing to the spread of the disease? Even having a dengue vaccine does not prevent the spread of Dengue fever
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:18 pm

If I understand correctly, a person infected with dengue passes the disease on if a mosquito bites the infected person and then goes on to bite someone else. So if you have close contacts with someone with dengue, then best take extra anti-mosquito precautions while they are infectious and you are around them.
Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by Jerry Atrick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:16 pm

talltuktuk wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:53 pm
Jerry Atrick wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:40 pm
I don't wear repellent or deterrent myself. Long trousers do the job.

Like I said to someone else, contributing to the problem. Long pants/shirts don’t cover your entire body. Protecting yourself against mosquito borne diseases isn’t just about you.


https://www.genengnews.com/news/asympto ... nsmission/

No malaria in urban centres. Dengue is mainly spread during daylight by tiger mosquitoes.

I rarely get mosquito bites, but when I do it's almost invariably the ankles they go for.

Long trousers avoid this.

Mosquito repellent is greasy, smelly, and usually flat out doesn't work well over the long term.

If I'm going to camp in Koh Kong province, of course I'll pack some. Usually, I'm not.
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by talltuktuk » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:40 pm

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:00 pm
talltuktuk wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:56 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am
I've had dengue, and have never taken any precautions ...day or night from getting bit again.

what ya going to do, live in a bubble ur whole life??
You’re either contributing to the solution or you’re contributing to the problem. Sadly you’re the latter.
As dengue is not communicable how would PR be contributing to the spread of the disease? Even having a dengue vaccine does not prevent the spread of Dengue fever
It’s not communicable between humans. But if you become infected with dengue, any mosquito that bites you carries that virus from your blood to the next bite victim. So by not protecting yourself and preventing mosquito bites, you are making yourself available as a carrier, further contributing to the ongoing epidemic. You may have asymptomatic dengue, meaning you won’t have any symptoms, feel ill, or otherwise know that you have the virus but you still may be spreading it.
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by phuketrichard » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:49 pm

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:00 pm
talltuktuk wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:56 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am
I've had dengue, and have never taken any precautions ...day or night from getting bit again.

what ya going to do, live in a bubble ur whole life??
You’re either contributing to the solution or you’re contributing to the problem. Sadly you’re the latter.
As dengue is not communicable how would PR be contributing to the spread of the disease? Even having a dengue vaccine does not prevent the spread of Dengue fever
:facepalm:

I Think I am better than you as am not releasing antitoxins into the air with sprays and smoke coils
I might even be saving the planet as a by product
You may have asymptomatic dengue, meaning you won’t have any symptoms, feel ill, or otherwise know that you have the virus but you still may be spreading it.
So like i said, we should all live in a bubble? Thats the only way ur going to prevent a mossie biting you..

Hey good on ya if you want wear long pants & socks, long shirt, scarf, cover ur body in sprays, etc etc
which really dont help if ur bit on the face or ear

But you wont ever hear me say to you,
"Thanks for covering up" :beer3:
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Re: British Woman Contracts Fatal Disease From Cambodian Mosquito Bite

Post by talltuktuk » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:53 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:18 pm
If I understand correctly, a person infected with dengue passes the disease on if a mosquito bites the infected person and then goes on to bite someone else. So if you have close contacts with someone with dengue, then best take extra anti-mosquito precautions while they are infectious and you are around them.
Correct me if I'm wrong.
This is correct. There is a dengue epidemic in Southeast Asia right now, fueled in large part by human inaction against the virus. This inaction is comprised of lack of awareness, lack of education, and lack of give a shit(very common). Every human is a viable and potential carrier to the virus. Reducing or eliminating that potential reduces the frequency and opportunities in which the virus is spread. You should always protect yourself against mosquitos regardless of your proximity to sick people, media statistics, or the stupid “mosquitos don’t like me” mentality.

Outside of using protective measures against mosquitos, everyone gets bitten. Most people have an allergic reaction, that little red bump and the itch, the indication that you’ve been bitten. Some people have zero reaction at all - no bump, no itch, no pain. Many of the second group claim that they “never get bitten” or that “mosquitos don’t like them” thus take no precautions against bites. These people are the most susceptible to contracting a disease/virus and/or being a carrier. The offer no defense against the mosquito and they don’t know they are being bitten. Protecting yourself is reducing risk. Wearing long pants/shirts, wearing DEET, reducing your exposure to mosquitos are all means to significantly reduce your chances of contracting or spreading diseases and contributing to the problem.
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