Protection from Dengue Virus

Protect Yourself and Others from Dengue Virus

Use insect repellent, wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants, and control mosquitoes inside and outside your home. Each year, an estimated 400 million people are infected with dengue virus.

Highlights

  • Dengue fever is transmitted by the bite of a female Aedes aegypti mosquito.
  • If not treated on time, it may lead to dengue hemorrhagic fever, which can prove fatal.
  • You must destroy mosquitoes’ habitat and keep your surroundings clean to protect yourself from dengue infection.

Dengue fever is one of the deadliest diseases that spread in the human body. It is caused and transmitted by a particular species of mosquito, the female Aedes aegypti mosquito. Highly infectious in nature, this disease leaves you with a high fever, headaches, severe muscle and joint pain, pain in your eyes and even in the entire body.

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