Dengue Diseases Essay

761 Words4 Pages
Diseases are continuing concerns in our country. Those diseases have been the causes of deaths and illnesses. Philippines is located near the equator and for the past years, it is considered as one of the most developing country in Asia and around the world. Philippines has a tropical environment and changing weather conditions, despite of having continuous economic development, the Philippines is still undergoing the occurrence of many diseases (Duque et al., 2005).
Illnesses are experiences of discontinuities; when diagnosed as diseases, they are considered as abnormalities in the function of body systems. The victims of diseases usually experience signs and symptoms which are often associated with specific causes. If not treated immediately,
…show more content…
Precise caseload records are difficult to determine, especially because so many of these diseases are prevalent to developing countries wherein citizens usually treat these diseases through traditional way of cure and they do not have access to modern medical procedures. However, health care services are being offered and practiced in the Philippines, as well as in other countries to ensure the health condition of the populace. In connection, people must be aware on the common diseases and illnesses such as dengue, allergies, measles, influenza, viral gastroenteritis, common cold, strep throat, sore eyes, whooping cough, fever and asthma.
Dengue is one of the deadliest vector-borne diseases which is rapidly spreading in South-East Asia Region. The mosquito that transmits dengue is the Aedes mosquito (World Health Organization, 2013).
Allergy, is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the immune system, the body system of defense against foreign invaders, particularly pathogens (the agents of infection). The allergic reaction is misguided in that these foreign materials are usually harmless (Allergy, 2016).
Rubeola, also known as measles, is a viral infection of the respiratory system. Measles is a very infectious disease that can be passed on another individual through contact with contaminated saliva and mucus. The infection can be released by an infected person in the air through coughing or sneezing (Higuera,

More about Dengue Diseases Essay

Open Document