Many of us know that dengue fever
is contracted from the bite of an infected/striped Aedes aegypti mosquito that has previously bitten an infected person.
He said that dengue fever
is typically a self-limiting disease with a mortality rate of less than 1%.
There is a sharp increase in the number of dengue fever
cases in recent years with an alarming impact on both human health and the global and national economies.
According to WHO, Dengue fever
is a major health problem for Pakistan, Brazil and India.
As dengue fever
presenting symptoms can mimic common febrile illnesses, all practising physicians are advised to consider the dengue fever
as a differential diagnosis for acute febrile illnesses," it added.
Above 15 years age group who are confirmed having dengue fever
The data of all the patients who came for the treatment of dengue fever
was included for the analysis.
According to the World Health Organization, a probable dengue fever
case includes acute febrile illness and at least two of either headache, retro-orbital pain, myalgia, arthralgia, rash, hemorrhagic manifestations, leukopenia, or supportive serology.
Patients suffering from dengue fever
also develop psychiatric and serious psychological conditions like phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Ministry is doing all it can to address dengue fever
is estimated by the WHO (World Health Organization) to cause about 50-100 million infections per year worldwide.
The Center for Disease Control of Taiwan urged the public to be on high alert against dengue fever
as an increasing number of cases are being reported this year, the Focus Taiwan reported.