Diseases That Are Very Common in Monsoon Season

Monsoon not only brings a moment of relief from the scorching heat of summer but also the troublesome mosquito-borne diseases. They rise very quickly and infect a large group of the population in India every year. The reason is, the weather during monsoon refreshes everyone but the climate becomes humid enough to make a perfect breeding time for mosquitoes. After that the waves of deadly diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya and Typhoid cause people to suffer from the symptoms like fever, weakness and body aches. Moreover, a few cases can also be deadly.

Diseases Common in Monsoon Season

List of Most Common Diseases People Suffer in Monsoon Season


Every year in India a significant amount of people die due to dengue and even if people don’t die they get seriously ill and suffer from a lot of health problems.


  • Nausea, Vomiting. Rash. Aches and Pains (eye, muscles, joint, or bone pain)


Chikungunya is spread by a special type of mosquito named tiger mosquito which favours living in conditions where dirty water builds up like overhead tanks, coolers, plants and water pipes.


  • Fever, Joint Pain, Headache, Muscle Pain, Joint Swelling, or Rash.


A mosquito-borne disease that causes serious health problems. It is spread by mosquitoes that love clogged water due to favourable breeding conditions.


  • High fever, Shivering, Body chills, Excess Sweating and Severe Anaemia.


Considered one of the most infectious mosquito-borne diseases during monsoon season. People get infected by consuming contaminated food or water.


  • Prolonged High Fever, Weakness, Abdominal pain, and Reduced Appetite,


Influenza is the most common disease people suffer from after sudden weather changes or temperature fluctuations. Influenza is also a very contagious disease that can spread from one person to another.


  • Fever, Muscle Aches, Sore Throat, Nasal congestion and dry, persistent cough

Also read:

5 Proven Tips to Maintain Your Health Amidst Monsoon

Effective Ways to Protect Yourself From Fever During Monsoon:

  • The best way is to make the immune system stronger.
  • Encourage your family members to get the vaccination.
  • Drink warm, clean water and stay hydrated.
  • You can add vitamins to your diet for stronger immunity.
  • Elevate your hygiene standards and wash your hands frequently.
  • Clean water clogging’s in and near your house.
  • Take precautions against mosquitoes.

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