Dengue fever is caused by biting of a particular female infected mosquito,Aedes.
The virus has four types.
Dengue fever can be dangerous but normally death is one among thousand
which can further be reduced if proper timely treatment is given.
The most dangerous of them is DHF.Hospitalization in intensive care is must for those patients
who develop dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. Most healthy people
who suffer from dengue will recover in about two weeks but full recovery may take more than a month.
Permanent solution to the problem is to kill the larva/eggs of this kind of mosquito because it transmit virus to the next generation. It will help curb the
problem in coming years. On the other hand spray across big areas of population is required and all stagnant water be spotted and removed,sprayed or filled.
Mosquito repellents should also be used to avoid mosquito bites.
Consult the doctor immediately if you develop any symptoms like fever,headaches,pain behind eyes,loss of appetite,joint pain, nausea, vomiting etc.
Dengue attack timings, 6.00AM-9.00AM and 4.00PM-10.00PM