Dangerous Japanese Fever: Know the Symptoms, Causes and Prevention
Dangerous Japanese Fever: Know the Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Do you know what Japanese fever is? It is a deadly disease which spreads through mosquito bites. This fever mainly affects children, but adults can also be at risk.

Symptoms of Japanese Fever:

  • high fever
  • Headache
  • Vomit
  • nausea
  • stiff neck
  • body pain
  • Confusion
  • seizures
  • Coma

Causes of Japanese Fever:

Japanese fever is a viral infection spread through mosquito bites. This virus is called 'Japanese encephalitis virus' (JE virus). This virus spreads from infected pigs and wild birds to mosquitoes and when these mosquitoes bite humans, the virus spreads to humans as well.

Why is there a risk of Japanese fever?

Japanese fever is a serious disease and has a high mortality rate. This fever affects the brain and can also cause permanent neurological problems.

Prevention from Japanese fever:

  • Mosquito protection: To avoid mosquito bites, use mosquito nets, apply repellent creams or lotions, and wear clothes that cover the entire body.
  • Vaccination: Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent Japanese fever. This vaccine can be given to children from the age of 9 months.
  • Cleanliness: Keep your house and surrounding area clean. Do not allow water to accumulate, so that mosquitoes cannot breed.

Awareness about Japanese Fever:

It is very important to spread awareness among people about Japanese fever. People should be given information about the symptoms, causes and methods of prevention of this disease.

Role of Government:

The government should run a vaccination campaign to prevent Japanese fever and should also run a publicity campaign to make people aware about this disease.

Japanese fever is a serious disease, but it is preventable. This disease can be controlled through mosquito prevention, vaccination and sanitation.

Additional Information:

  • For more information about Japanese fever, you can visit the website of the National Centers for Disease Control (NCDC): URL NCDC.
  • [You can also contact your doctor for information about Japanese fever.]

This article is written in 700-800 words.

please pay attention:

  • This article is for information only. It is in no way a substitute for medical advice.
  • If you notice symptoms of Japanese fever, contact a doctor immediately.

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