As the summer season sets in, watch out for the following summer diseases as temperatures in the country start to rise this season:
- A�food and water-borne diseases (typhoid, cholera, food poisoning and diarrhoea)
- sore eyes
- A�measles or tigdas
- mosquito-borne diseases
- skin conditions (such as sunburn and prickly heat).
Given this, here areA� some useful tips to help you stay away from these summer diseases:
- On eating/drinking and food preparation:
- Cook food properly.
- Eat food immediately after cooking or while ita��s still hot.
- Refrigerate leftover food and reheat before eating.
- Wash hands before and after food preparation, and before and after eating.
- Avoid preparing food for others if already sick.
- Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. Avoid drinking water and iced beverages of doubtful quality.
- Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. a�� Online