Dengue fever

Dengue fever is a mosquito borne illness that can cause symptoms such as muscle pain,headache,fever and rash.Dengue fever is caused by a family of viruses transmitted by Aedes mosquito.


Symptoms of dengue fever include;

  • Severe joint pain
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Exhaustion
  • And rash

The presence of fever ,rash and headache is characteristic of dengue fever.

Dengue virus is prevalent throughout tropic and subtropic region.


A virus causes dengue fever and there is no specific medicine or antibiotic of it.For typical dengue fever, treatment is directed to relief of symptoms (symptomatic treatment).

Papaya leaf extract can treat dengue fever.

Prevention of dengue fever require control and eradication of mosquito.


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