Causes

The virus of dengue fever belongs to the family flaviviridae. It is the RNA virus. Other member of the Flaviridae virus is the virus of yellow fever, virus of West Nile, virus of encephalitis of St. Louis, virus of Japanese encephalitis, virus of encephalitis of...

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Effects

The children who are below the age of 10 years get affected on the functioning of circulatory system during the dengue fever. The mortality rate lies in between the 6 to 30% and it is found that most of the death occurred in the patients of dengue...

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Treatment

It is found that at present there is no specific vaccine is found which can kill the virus of dengue fever not even a single anti virus tablets.
Dengue fever is treated by a medicine which is known as Paracetamol, an anti pyretics...

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Dengue Mosquito

The egg of Aedes mosquito, under normal condition can hatch in larva in less in 24 hours. The larva takes 4 days and gets developed in a pupa that emerges an adult mosquito after 2 days. 3 days after the bite of the mosquito to a person and taken inside the blood, it lays egg in it and then the cycle again begins.

Specifications

  • The female Aedes mosquito only bites as it requires protein in the blood in order to develop the egg.
  • Approximately after a period of 7 days the mosquito gets ineffective after it has given a bite to a person who is carrying its virus. This is a period of extrinsic incubation during which duration of time the mosquito virus replicates and it reaches the body salivary glands.
  • Peak biting is usually at dusk and dawn.
  • In nature, the average lifespan is 2 weeks of Aedes mosquito.
  • About 2 times in lifetime, the mosquito is capable of laying eggs and about 10 eggs it produces each time.
  • In the dry conditions the egg may lie dormant till the period of 9 months and after which it can hatch them if they are exposed to the favourable conditions like food and water.