Don’t Ignore Dengue Fever!!

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When everyone is paying attention to coronavirus don’t ignore dengue fever! Currently Malaysia had reported a total of 21190 cases of dengue fever with 24 deaths.

 

What is Dengue Fever?

Is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the Dengue Virus.

Do you know??

Aedes mosquito has 2 species:

  • Aedes Aegypti – Indoor-Breeding
  • Aedes Albopictus – Outdoor-Breeding
Aedes aegypti and A albopictus
  • Aedes mosquito lifespan: around 8-30days 
  • Batches of eggs per life: Minimum 3 times
  • Female mosquito: Drink blood (blood volume- 3 times of its weight) & growing eggs (At least 3000 eggs per times )
  • Mosquito egg survival: Up to 9 months (During dry & wet season it can hibernate for 6 months to 1 year it will wake up & active once contact with                                                     water! )
  • Hot weather help the growth of Aedes mosquito!

 

Symptoms of Dengue Fever:

 

Treatment:

 

Prevention:

 

Mosquito control:

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