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Which of the following control measures would not help prevent the spread of malaria?



Your Answer
A

Covering windows with netting

Correct Answer
B

Drinking boiled water

Your Answer
C

Keeping surroundings dry and clean

Your Answer
D

Spraying insecticides on stagnant water


Solution

The correct option is A

Drinking boiled water


Malaria is not a water borne disease. The pathogen Plasmodium, which causes malaria spreads through the vector, mosquito. While drinking boiled water can help in the prevention of several other water borne diseases, it is useless when it comes to prevention of Malaria. 

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