It was summer when my nephew was suffered dengue fever. It was a down time moment for all of us because the kid needs blood immediately, he was so weak already and vomited. So in terms like this we need extra protection and are cautious of your surroundings.
It is better to know ahead when you go outdoors. Avoid places that has damps as these are mosquitoes love to stay so much. When you are outdoors try to use odorless perfumes. Mosquitoes are attracted to heavy odor or perfumes so avoid wearing scented lotions or cologne or perfumes. Wear light color clothes and when it is rainy season try to wear clothes that cover your body. Then make sure that your kids get proper nutrients mostly Vitamin C to boost their immune system. Children that have poor immune system are mostly the one who would get weak easily when sick