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7 Preventive measures for a dangerous condition like dengue

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2016-07-14

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Each year 390 million dengue infections occur all over the globe every year, from which 96 result in illness. Dengue has become a global problem as more than ten thousand people die of dengue every year. The mildest symptom of dengue is simple fever while other symptoms of dengue can be life threatening. The possible characteristic symptoms of dengue are sudden fever, headache, feeling of nausea, fatigue, pain in other body parts such as joints, muscles and in some, people might have a rash. Although, medical science has advanced enough to combat against dengue fever, there are few measures that you can also consider at home. Yes, there are some methods and crucial measures that everyone should think about. After all, prevention is better than cure. Dengue fever is spread by the Aedes mosquito, which is infected with a dengue virus. You need to get rid of all the causes that can spread dengue fever. You can protect yourself from dengue fever with few preventive measures like getting rid of stationary water, making use of mosquito repellent on daily basis, saving an already infected patient from getting bitten by any mosquito; block all possible entrances and passages, sleeping with a mosquito net on, keeping the garbage bins clean and free of any mosquitoes and keeping a basil plant around your house. This video here shows you the preventive measures that can ensure your safety from dengue and these steps that are mentioned here won’t require much effort, these are just few simple steps and can make sure that you stay safe. Over past few years, dengue fever has taken a heavy toll on people’s lives, if people just stay take the required measures in consideration, they can very easily prevent the risk of dengue fever.
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