Dengue fever Includes cause, prevalence, transmission, symptoms, treatment, and prevention in Urdu

Dengue fever Includes cause, prevalence, transmission, symptoms, treatment, and prevention 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.