Dengue fever Includes cause, prevalence, transmission, symptoms, treatment, and prevention in Urdu  | Pakistan Science Club Blog

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info about dengue fever in urdu

info about dengue fever in urdu

Source: http://www.shaukatkhanum.org.pk/images/dengue/dengue.pdf

Key facts

  • Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that causes a severe flu-like illness, and sometimes a potentially lethal complication called dengue haemorrhagic fever.
  • Global incidence of dengue has grown dramatically in recent decades.
  • About two fifths of the world’s population are now at risk.
  • Dengue is found in tropical and sub-tropical climates worldwide, mostly in urban and semi-urban areas.
  • Dengue haemorrhagic fever is a leading cause of serious illness and death among children in some Asian countries.
  • There is no specific treatment for dengue, but appropriate medical care frequently saves the lives of patients with the more serious dengue haemorrhagic fever.
  • The only way to prevent dengue virus transmission is to combat the disease-carrying mosquitoes.