Health Ministry Of India Advises Public On May 16 National Dengue DayKarthick Rajkumar (Author) Published Date : May 16, 2018 13:07 IST
Mostly everyone would have known that Dengue is a viral disease spread by Aedes mosquito with dengue virus. This article will deliver you further details about the contagious disease provided by Ministry of Health in India on its official website and Twitter page that informs that Dengue prevention and control is everyone's responsibility and People should get together to make differences.
People get confused with the symptoms of viral diseases often as most of them have similar effects. More likely, the symptoms of dengue are coherent with flu (Influenza). High fever, headaches severe, muscle pain, joint pain, nausea, abdominal pain are the major symptoms of the disease. The symptoms occur only after 6 days of mosquito attack. Of course, the persons with a weak immune system are more subjected to this disease.
How to prevent? The most significant tips to prevent are to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes using mosquito repellent, wearing protective clothing and preventing the breed of mosquitos around the locality by eliminating water stagnation.
What to do if a person is suspected of dengue? He/She can use Analgesics (Paracetamol) and advised to avoid medicines containing aspirin and ibuprofen. The suspected need to consult a physician as soon as possible.