What is Dengue Fever?

What is Dengue Fever?
Dengue fever is brought on by mosquito's bites. They have an infection in their system and when an Aedes aegypti mosquito bites a person. Dengue is not an airborne transmission type of virus that can cause from human to human.

  • It causes major headaches
  • Muscle stiffnes.
  • Rash
  • Flu
  • Fever
Note: These symptoms will start from three to ten days after being bitten by the mosquito.

Some says that Dengue has no specific treatment, and most people affected by this virus will recover within 2 weeks. Just get a plenty of bed rest and drink lots of water.

How to Prevent Dengue Fever:
  • Wear Long clothing, such as pants and long-sleeved shirts, reduce the amount of exposed skin and lower the chances of a mosquito bite and subsequent transmission of the disease.
  • Consider sleeping inside a mosquito net especially when in less developed countries and regions.
  • Control the mosquito population with the use of insecticides through regular spraying around the area you spend the most time outdoors.
  • Try to avoid stagnant water build-up which is the breeding ground of mosquitoes.


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