Dengue Fever Introduction Prevention and Suggestions:

Dengue Fever:

Many tropical diseases are spread by biting arthropods (e.g. mosquitoes, flies, lice and ticks) such as dengue.  Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne infection; it can be asymptomatic, but normally Mosquitoes are attracted by several factors, including the presence of carbon dioxide, heat, odours and movement. It is the female mosquito that feeds on humans, as she requires a blood meal for her larvae to develop affect and cause a severe flu-like sickness or illness.

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It can also cause in bleeding and shock, a potentially fatal complication called dengue hemorrhagic fever which is a leading reason of serious childhood illness and victim in some Asian countries. Although there is no particular treatment for the infection, good medical care, treatment often save the life of an individual with this fatal disease.

Medical Advice:

Ailing individuals who feel they may be bite by mosquitoes should seek immediate medical advice. The occurrence of dengue fever across the world has greater than before in recent years, and a lot of world’s population is at risk. The World Health Organization (WHO) advises that the “only way to prevent dengue virus diffusion is to fighting and struggle the disease-carrying mosquitoes.” Get more information about insect bite avoidance available at website.(http://www.nathnac.org).

dengue Mosquito

Dengue virus is widespread in Pakistan, and it always occurs throughout the year, but it hit the highest point during the post-monsoon season. Regardless of this, nearly 700 cases of confirmed dengue fever have been reported across Pakistan this year. Many of the reported cases have been in Karachi; however dengue fever is also increasing in other parts of Sindh province. It is expected that individuals returning from camps established for flood affected people in Karachi may be spreading the infection and the condition is worsening.

Number of Cases Reported:

The numbers of cases of dengue fever have been reportedly in Sindh, where at least five deaths from the infection have also been reported to have occurred. The official has also acknowledged that 16 confirmed individuals with dengue fever have additionally been reported in Islamabad.
What is of even more concern is that researchers have revealed eruption of dengue fever in Pakistan is becoming more severe.
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Suggestion:

Accommodation or rooms without screening should sleep under a net to avoid being bitten at night. Sprays that to kill flying insects is not likely to provide sufficient protection from either nuisance biting or malaria and especially dengue fever.

  • A mosquito coils can decrease bites by repelling and killing mosquitoes   Coils, which contain synthetic insecticide, should only be used in well-ventilated areas.
  • A small piece of the coil lit under the table can be a avoidance when dining at outdoor restaurants.
  • Mosquito bites should not be scratched and should be kept clean and dry to avoid infection.
    These kind mosquitoes are taking hold in clean water, please don’t keep water in pot or don’t leave water in plants bank.
  • Be careful when you go outside in early morning and in evening time.
    Surely prevention is better than cure.

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