The smoke is a government strategy to control mosquitoes, and consists of passing a car that emits a cloud of low-dose smoke from a pesticide that allows to eliminate most of the adult mosquitoes present in the region. Thus, this is a technique widely used during periods of epidemic to eliminate mosquitoes and to avoid the transmission of diseases like dengue, zika or chikungunya
The drugs that can be used against dengue are Paracetamol, also known as Tylenol, and Dipirone , known as Novalgina, to relieve pain. However, these medicinal products should only be used under medical advice as to their dosage, as excessive intake can lead to serious injuries to the stomach and liver
Dengvaxia is indicated for dengue prevention, indicated for children from 9 years of age and adults up to 45 years old, who live in epidemic areas. This vaccine works to prevent dengue caused by serotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the dengue virus because it stimulates the body's natural defenses, leading to the production of antibodies against the dengue virus
Hemorrhagic fever is a serious condition characterized by the onset of fever above 38 ° C, pain in the whole body and bleeding from the eyes, mouth, nose, urine and vomiting, which can result in severe bleeding if left untreated. Generally, hemorrhagic fever is caused by potentially fatal diseases caused by viruses, such as Ebola, Dengue or Marburg Disease.
The dengue-causing Aedes Aegypti , Zika and Chikungunya, is very similar to the stilt, but has specific characteristics that differs from any other mosquito. In addition to its white and black stripes, the mosquito has some habits that help to identify it. The dengue mosquito, besides being silent: Usually stings during the day, especially in the early morning or late afternoon ; It strikes mainly in the legs, ankles or feet and its sting usually does not hurt or itch; It has a low flight , with a maximum of 1 meter distance from the ground
Hemorrhagic dengue occurs after the first contamination with the dengue virus, being a very serious disease that causes bleeding by the body and there is risk of death if the person does not receive the appropriate treatment. We answer here 5 common doubts about hemorrhagic dengue fever. 1. How do you get hemorrhagic dengue
Aedes Aegypti is the mosquito transmitting dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever and its life cycle is divided into 4 stages: egg, larva, pupa and developed mosquito. The cycle begins when an adult female lays her eggs on the walls of the reservoirs with clean, still water and usually after 7 days, the larva grows and becomes pupae, and 2 days later the mosquito is completely formed and ready to be stung