Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Dengue is a disease which is spread by a mosquito known as Aedesaegypti .Once someone gets infected with 1 of the dengue viruses; they would develop immunity to the virus for rest of their life. However, we could still get infected with the other virus strains. It is quite possible to be infected by all 4 dengue viruses in our lifetime. The viruses which result in dengue fever are linked to the ones which result in yellow fever & West NiIe Virus Infection.
Complications: Dengue Fever
A minor percentage of people with dengue fever could develop a further serious disease called Dengue hemorrhagic fever.
The risk factors for developing dengue hemorrhagic fever comprise of-
Symptoms associated with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
The symptoms of the dengue hemorrhagic fever could trigger the dengue shock syndrome. The dengue shock syndrome is severe in nature and could cause excessive bleeding & even demise.
Prevention of Dengue Fever
No vaccine exists for prevention of dengue. The best way to protect is safety from mosquito bites & reduction of mosquito population. While staying in high risk zone, we should:-
Reducing mosquito population includes keeping safe from mosquito breeding areas.
Such areas involve any place where water could collect like:
Such areas should be checked , emptied and cleaned regularly.