Dengue Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Precautions & Treatment

Dengue Fever Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

 

Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease, which is common in tropical and subtropical countries of the world. The climatic conditions of these nations are favorable for the growth and survival of the mosquito that carries the dengue virus. In India, the cases of dengue fever are highest after the monsoon season. In the 1950s, severe Dengue was recognized for the first time in the Philippines and Thailand, but it has now spread across most countries in Asia and Latin America. People from other countries also develop this fever if they travel to tropical areas. The cases of Dengue have dramatically increased across the whole world in recent decades.

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Dengue Free India: Fight Against Dengue

Across the world, 390 million people over the year are affected by Dengue, says the the World Health Organization. With a huge share of victims, India has been a country burdened with both medical and enconomic repercussions of the disease. First epidemic of clinical dengue like illness in India was recorded in Chennai in 1780, The first evidence of occurrence of first virologically proven dengue fever in the country was reported in 1956 from Vellore district in Tamil Nadu, while first epidemic of dengue fever was reported in Kolkata and Eastern coast of India in 1963.

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