Children under 1 year at high risk of death from dengue fever.

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Children under 1 year are at high risk of death from dengue fever. Department of Medical Services recommends applying mosquito repellent. Eliminate mosquito breeding grounds – water stagnation in the home.

that dengue fever is spreading. There are Aedes mosquitoes that carry disease. It is important to destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes. Prevent mosquito bites and go see a doctor when sick Ready to follow the instructions

Dr. Akkarathan Jitnuyanon, Director of the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health,

revealed that dengue fever It is a dengue virus infection. with Aedes mosquitoes as disease carriers The age groups with the most cases are 5-14 years and 15-24 years. Whereas the risk group with a high chance of death is the group of young children less than 1 year of age. a> Are obese or have a chronic disease. The number of dengue fever cases varies seasonally. There will begin to be a trend of higher numbers of patients in June – August, which is the rainy season. October will start to have a trend of decreasing patients. But if at the end of the year the number of patients has not decreased It may cause a continuation of the outbreak in the following year. There are 4 strains of dengue virus, and people. Who have infect will have immunity to the strain they had for life. and will have immunity to other strains in the short term, approximately 3 – 12 months.

                   Dr. Pra-on Supradit Na Ayutthaya, specialist doctor Dengue Fever Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health Added that Symptoms of people with dengue fever include a high fever, headache, eye pain, muscle pain, bone pain, rash, and possibly bleeding. The most common are bleeding spots on the skin, followed by nosebleeds and vomiting blood. And in cases of severe shock, liver failure, kidney failure, or heavy bleeding and death may occur. When it is found that an infant or young child has had a fever for 2 – 3 days. Without other obvious symptoms such as no cough or mucus, the child should be taken to see a doctor for a blood test and possibly a virus test. and follow the doctor’s advice

The important thing about preventing dengue fever is protecting yourself

Your children from mosquito bites. By sleeping under a mosquito net and applying mosquito repellent, we help eliminate and destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes. Pond water source in the house This is something that must done regularly. Parents should not be careless. Other symptoms should be followed up, such as fatigue, lethargy, not able to eat, vomiting, stomach pain. If you have any of these symptoms, even if the fever has begun to subside, you should see a doctor. The dengue vaccine is effective and safe.

Therefore, it is another option to prevent dengue fever. There are two types of dengue vaccine currently available in Thailand. The first type is recommend for injection between the ages of 6 – 45 years in patients with evidence. That they have infected with the dengue virus. And the second type is recommend for injection between the ages of 4-60. years without having infected before. Report from ufabet