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Dengue Fever, The

 

Knowing about Dengue …

I heard of Dengue Fever  so many times from parents and friends, from trained health Officers, teachers and Drug store assistants, from trained nurses and medical doctors.

I have been told that Dengue Fever is an infectious disease caused by virus. The virus is transmitted by a mosquito called the AEDES mosquito. According to reports, there is no effective medicine to treat this disease – Dengue Fever. So how do we handle this kind of disease? Please read more…

How to Identify an Aedes Mosquito

  1. Aedes mosquito has  stripes of black and white on its legs.
  2. Aedes mosquito bites early morning and late evening.
  3. Eggs of Aedes mosquito develop larvae and pupa into adulthood in just 7 (seven days) or one week time.
  4. Aedes mosquito breeds in clear stagnant indoor or outdoor water. 
How shall we control the outbreak of Dengue fever disease?
  1. Check; change/clean and any empty uncovered  water containers inside or outside your house includes flower vases and flower pots.
  2. Remove stagnant water from pipes or waste items: unused tires, empty cans or bottles to prevent breeding grounds.
  3. Add larvicide into the water storage to kill larvae every three months. Take note: (Temephos -10 grams per 20 gallons of water)
  4. or A pinch of salt into a bowl of water or vase is another possible remedy.
  5. Use aerosol spray to kill flying mosquito inside your room.
  6. Installing screen on windows or doors at home to prevent mosquitoes from entry.
* Weekly thorough cleaning at home is one best precautionary measures to treat Dengue Fever.
The Dengue infection Symptoms

Loss of appetite
Continuous High Fever
Red Rashes on the skin
Acute bones, muscles and  joints pain
Acute pain in the head and eye-balls 
Nose and mouth bleeding
Stomach pain
Vomiting

!Reminder:  Seek treatment immediately when infected by Dengue.

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  1. Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing some research on that. And he actually bought me lunch since I found it for him smile Thus let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch! “The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.” by Leonard I. Sweet.

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