Dengue was better last 1975

Yes, you read right, it was better a while back. Dengue, an acute endemic and epidemic virus infection was then with severe symptoms, however rarely last longer than seven days with recovery almost complete. An attack of epidemic was experienced at five year intervals, and individuals produce an immunity up to five years or more.

But now, in Philippines alone, it seems its a year-round problem, most of which causes death. There are no proven vaccine for this disease yet, physicians advice that enough bed rest and good nursing care would be helpful. Large quantity of fluid intake and relieving symptoms are also recommended.

While the cure is yet to be discovered, an ounce of prevention is still worth it. Controlling the breeding grounds of mosquitoes, using of mosquito repellents and sprays should be observed. Start the war against dengue now!

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