Dengue outbreak: Viral fever at peak in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2021 |

The cases of Corona are declining slowly, but now the Dengue Viral fever is posing threat for the people. Around 149 Dengue cases were detected in the National Capital during the month of September. 

Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh badly affected

Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have been affected the most because of Dengue and Viral Fever. Firozabad, a district in Uttar Pradesh, has witnessed around 208 people dying of Dengue and Viral Fever. Number of patients in government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh are increasing day by day. In Madhya Pradesh too, the cases of Dengue and Viral fever are increasing rapidly and to make things worse, most of the contracted ones are children. Gwalior has experienced  around 246 Dengue cases till now, out of which around 120 are children.  During this season, around 1,131 cases of Dengue have been detected.  

Affects in Punjab

In Gurdaspur, Punjab, around 178 people were detected to have Dengue related symptoms, out of which 66 people were found Dengue Positive, one being tested. When health workers surveyed and inspected the houses, they found the saliva of Dengue from around 3,395 which was destroyed immediately.

Strains of Dengue

Dengue is a viral fever which is caused due to the biting by Aedes mosquito. Dengue’s mosquito usually bites in morning. Dengue fever is of 4 types, of which D2 starin is considered very harmful,which is considered as Dengue Shock Syndrome by the doctors. It makes a person’ Blood pressure fall very low which can even cause death. 

Symptoms of Dengue

Dengue’s symptoms can prevail till 2-7 days. After 4 days of being bitten by the mosquito, the disease spreads in the entire body. Headache, pain in eyes, vomiting, nausea, bone-pain etc are some of the symptoms of Dengue.If not taken care of at the right time, it can cause death. It is said that Dengue’s mosquito lays eggs in clean and stagnant water. Hence care shall be taken and don’t let water stagnate around your houses.



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