Dengue is currently spreading across the country and people are adopting a variety of methods to eradicate it. It is a serious disease that we all need to avoid. According to a report, more than 400 million people worldwide lose their lives due to the disease. National Dengue Day is observed every year on 16th May to sensitize people about the prevention and treatment of dengue every year. Now today we are telling you why dengue spreads and measures to avoid it?
Why dengue spreads Dengue disease is caused by mosquito bites, but in India, it is known as bone fever. Dengue is a virus-borne disease that is caused by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. According to a report, about 500,000 people are hospitalized every year after suffering from dengue.
Symptoms- Symptoms are seen a week after the mosquito bite. In fact, its patient develops a high fever for 2 to 7 days. Symptoms include sudden high fever, severe headache, pain behind the eyes and pain in the eyes, pain in muscles and joints, measles-like rash on the chest and upper limbs, dizziness, panic, blood clots on the body and a lack of white blood cells. On the other hand, the symptoms of dengue fever in children are lighter than that of adults.
What are the ways to avoid dengue - If you want to avoid dengue, keep the house clean. Dengue mosquitoes are highly active in the morning or evening, so avoid getting out at such times. Do not leave your skin open. The Aedes mosquito thrives in clean and still water so cover the water vessel or tank all the time.