Dengue is an illness caused by a virus transmitted to people by a mosquito called Aedes Aegypti. It cases flu like symptoms. Dengue has become a public health concern in India and in the rest of the world. It is common in urban population. Dengue is now so common that half of the world’s population is at risk of getting it. The World Health Organisation currently estimates that there are 50 to 100 million dengue infections worldwide every year. Mosquitoes bite during the day and are most active in the early morning and late afternoon.
Dengue is common just after monsoons. Symptoms appear three days after being bitten by infected mosquito, early symptoms are like flu:
Any form of aliment during pregnancy is worrisome. If woman get dengue during pregnancy, it is a matter of concern due to their weakened immunity. Pregnant women are more prone to dengue. The chances are that pregnant women can have a severe form of dengue. There may be a need for Caeserian section.
Complications that Dengue can cause:
Some of the complications that can occur are: