The country's capital is simultaneously battling five-five viruses. While the coronavirus has wreaked havoc, cases of infectious diseases - dengue, malaria and chikungunya - have started coming during the rainy season. Apart from this, swine flu cases have also increased to over four-hundred. Each of these diseases is extremely serious. If the medication is not inflicted on time, it becomes life-threatening. Chikungunya, dengue, and malaria spread every year in Delhi. People have also been aware of them. In such a state, it becomes essential that we know the dangers of these viruses and follows the precautions given by the doctors to avoid them.
26 cases of chikungunya in Delhi
- Why is it dangerous? The outbreak of chikungunya increases during the rainy season. According to the MCD report, Delhi has reported fifteen cases in July and 11 cases in August. This week three new cases have been revealed. Like Malaria and Dengue, cases of this disease occur every year in Delhi.
- What are the symptoms and effects? Chikungunya patient has severe joint pain. This pain separates dengue and chikungunya patients from each other. The patient also has a high fever. Headache, body pain, body rashes are also one of the significant symptoms—the lack of water in the body, which proves to be dangerous.
- Caution: One has to protect himself from mosquitoes to avoid chikungunya. Do not let the water freeze. Mosquitoes are produced in the frozen water. Sleep inside a mosquito net Wears full-sleeved clothes.
412 cases of H1N1 revealed in Delhi
What are the symptoms and effects? Why is it dangerous? You should get H1N1 checked if you have complaints like fever with a runny nose, throat swelling and chest jam. If you have a temperature/fever above 101 degrees for more than three days, have difficulty in breathing, feel tired, have a loss of appetite or have vomiting, etc., contact the doctor without delay. This virus makes most people mildly ill, and less than 1 per cent of people need medicine in the right way.
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