Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is a life threatening disease. Dengue fever is caused by four closely related virus serotypes of the genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae. The fever is generally spread through the mosquito bite. Capital city of India, New Delhi, has reported 21 new cases of dengue.
It was reported that a total of 215 cases of dengue fever has been seen this year. This increasing trend of dengue fever has caught attention of health officials as it is a fatal disease. One person has died due to dengue this year in Delhi.
This is the season of rain...
in most part of the country. Rain can stagnate water regions of New Delhi due to improper drainage system. This leads to increase of mosquitoes and thereby can increase the chances of diseases that are spread through mosquitoes, including dengue fever.
Be cautious of the risks in your surrounding region and try to keep yourself healthy.