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An estimated 500,000 people with severe dengue hospitalization each year.
Bite from infected mosquito (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus).
390 MILLION CASES
Worldwide annually (estimated).
High fever (>40C) with at least two of the following: severe headache, pain behind the eye muscle and joint pains, nausea, vomiting, swollen glands, rash.
Occurs occasionally and includes symptoms such as plasma leakage, fluid accumulation in the lungs, respiratory problems, severe bleeding, organ impairment, death
As there are no vaccines in Canada, basic precautions should be taken:
Take preventive measures when mosquitoes are most active (during daylight hours)
Use a recommend insect repellent containing either Icaridin (20%) or DEET.
Wear appropriate clothing (e.g. long-sleeved shirt, long pants).
Use physical barriers, such as bed nets and windiw screens.
Fact- An estimated 500,000 people with severe dengue hospitalization each year