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Travel Health Warnings for Dengue

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jul 28, 2011
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You’re all excited about traveling abroad and want to mint memories which would bring smile upon your face each time you look back in time? Then, all you have to do is to take Travel Health Warnings seriously and stick to the information provided.

 

Travel health warnings recommend people against inessential travel to places where there is an outbreak. This way it reduces the volume of traffic to the affected areas and limits the spread of diseases any further.

 

India was caught neck deep in various monsoon diseases. Dengue tops the list. Here are some facts and figures on dengue.

 

Dengue

 

Dengue is an infectious disease which is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Characterized by sudden onset of fever and severe pain in the eye and head, it can also lead to rashes and muscle pain. However, in serious cases, internal bleeding may also take place.

 

Dengue cases in Delhi:

 

YEAR
CASES DEATHS
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
3,366
548
1,312
1,153
453*
65
1
2
3
1

*Till 23 August


Areas worst affected

 

MCD Areas: RK Khanna Stadium, Yusuf Sarai, Jamia Nagar, DDA Stadium (Saket), Games Village, Yamuna Sports Complex, Dayanand Colony, Anand Vihar        NDMC Areas: Netaji Nagar, RML Janpath Hotel, East and West Kidwai Nagar, Motibagh, Lakshmi Bai Nagar, AIIMS, Lady Hardinge Medical College


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