Monday, 5 October 2015

Dengue Symptoms - Breakbone fever

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Information
  • spread through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito
  • Aedes mosquito sucking blood during the day ; peak biting time is in the morning and in the evening before dusk .
  • There are four types of dengue virus . If you have been infected with one type of virus , will provide lifelong immunity to the virus , but does not prevent infection from other viruses .
  • A second or subsequent infections can become worst.
  • Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is such as damage to the lymphatic and blood vessels , bleeding from the nose and gums , swelling of the heart and circulatory system failure .
  • DHF can cause death if not treated early
  • Up to now there is no vaccine to prevent dengue
  • The best way to prevent dengue is to eliminate breeding ground for mosquitoes.