Advancement on Distinguishing Malaria and Dengue

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Dengue has been a controversial topic from way back and until present. The study on it is constant, which is why scientists, doctors and the government is looking into this matter seriously. It has killed a number of both children and adult, and will continue to infiltrate if the cause is not prevented.

Today, with the help of our latest technology. There are innovative ways on how dengue, if not treated, prevented. One way to discover or decipher malaria and dengue is through the advancement of a software that was put up by doctors in India. This was possibly made because of the difficulty of distinguishing malaria from dengue. The research was led by Manorama Bhargava, chairperson, department of hematology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. The software will prevent unnecessary intake of antibiotics. This will save a lot of money, time and effort in both the doctor and the patient’s side.

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Fight Dengue: Clean your Surroundings

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Dengue is one of the most burdening diseases that continuously and intensely needs research to help prevent or at least minimize the cases of dengue patients or victims. From the youngest to the oldest, dengue is not choosing its victims. The following are few helpful and basic tips that anyone can apply in their daily activities to prevent dengue breakout.

Clean surroundings. Cleaning your area including possible hideouts of mosquitoes is vital as this will help minimize the percentage of dengue cases in your area. Stagnant water is just one of many examples that these misquotes thrive in to multiply.

Fog if needed. Fogging is not necessary if there is no or minimal indication of mosquitoes present in the area. There is a protocol before fogging is required. However, this is one of the best alternatives to prevent the spread of dengue.

If you think you have dengue, visit your nearest doctor and have your check-up right away. You may also want to consider natural alternatives like Tawa-Tawa which is known to be effective.

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Dengue Cases Are Underestimated

In some really shocking news, it was said that the scientist have underestimated the cases of dengue that hit people each year. There are more than 400 million cases of dengue but the reports only show one fourth of that number.

Dengue fever is widespread and popular in tropical countries but it seems like it is also beginning to invade countries like Russia, USA and Portugal. This is why the statistics have doubled over time. This is why the real numbers should be released to let people know that there is a cause for worry. Dengue fever is a disease that can be fatal, it should be taken seriously. People should be educated about it and taught of different ways to avoid it.

Dengue is now also popular in overcrowded cities in developing countries which mean that there’s a higher risks of more people getting infected with the virus. If more people are aware of the severity of the situation then work can be done to avoid it.

Dengue Red Alert

 

Mosquitoes breeding ground multiplies with intermittent rain. And when that happens, people will be at risk of getting dengue fever. This is exactly the case in Coimbatore. The Department of Public Health in Coimbatore has already issued a red flag after the recent heavy rain that took place in the district. But they said there is still no need to worry too much. The red alert was done only to raise awareness and ask people in the are to be extra careful and take precautions. “The red alert is only a warning to be careful. There is nothing to fear as active dengue control and prevention methods in Coimbatore has yielded successful results with zero percent mortality in dengue cases,” this was the statement of Dr.R Dhamodaran from the department of health. There has already been a total of 406 reported cases of dengue last year but no deaths. Whenever a case was reported, a team with medical personnel visits the area and carries out fogging. They take this matter quite seriously and make sure to do all they can to prevent it from happening.