Other Methods

Methods other than Indoor Residual Spraying and Insecticide-Treated Nets are less universally applicable, and so depend more on local technical expertise. However, they can be quite useful in conjunction with the two primary preventive intervention, and sometimes replace them in areas of low transmission. These strategies include:

Larviciding, or chemically treating known mosquito breeding sites.
Environmental management, or draining swamps and other sites where mosquitoes might breed.
Personal protection measures, such as bug repellents like DEET and window screens. 
Fogging, or covering large areas of land with insecticide (this method can lead rapidly to mosquito resistance and adverse environmental effects)

Read more about Other Methods of vector control at the
World Health Organization.
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