Dengue Fever Prevention

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Several species of mosquito within the genus Aedes, principally A. aegypti transmitted the dengue. There are five different types of virus such as the infection with one type usually gives lifelong immunity to that type, however, with only short-term immunity to the others. It has increased the risk of severe complications by subsequent infection with a various type. Prevention is carried out by reducing the habitat and the amount of mosquitoes and reducing the exposure to bites because there is no commercially available vaccine. Dengue fever will last or stay for about 7 days which is 1 week, despite its sudden and acute onset. After the recovery period, extra precautions should be taken as these precautions will help prevent severe illness…show more content…
A lot of awareness and precaution must be taken and carried out not only by the government but also the public. There are a lot of prevention and control of Dengue fever. Prevention is always better than cure. Recently, the only method of preventing and controlling dengue fever is to eradicate the mosquito population. We can improve the water storage practices by covering and closing all containers to prevent egg laying female mosquito accesses to it. We can also eliminate the tins, bottles or food containers which will collect the water as mosquitoes breed easily in any source of standing…show more content…
According to the director, Dr Christina Rundi, seven of the cases are found at the Wad Melur 2 of the Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital here while the other in Sandakan. Influenza A (H1N1) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus which is the most usual cause of human influenza flu in 2009. This virus can be known as orthomyxovirus that contains the glycoproteins haemaggltutinin and neuraminidase. Because of this, they are known as H1N1 and H1N2 which depending on the type of H or N antigens they express with metabolic synergy. During haemagglutinin, it will cause the red blood cells to clump together and attaches the virus to the infected cell. Neuraminidase are a type of glycoside hydrolase enzyme that aid to progress the virus particles through the infected cell and help in budding from the host cells. Some strains of H1N1 are endemic in humans and result of a small fraction of all influenza-like illness and a little fraction of all seasonal influenza. A small percentage of all human flu infections is caused by H1N1 strains in 2004 to

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