In Japan, the incidence of dengue fever has reached 144

Dengue fever continues to gain momentum in Japan. The first case of infection was recorded in the summer. Since then, the number of cases reached 144.

The causative agent is a virus, vector - the mosquito Aedes Aegypti. The disease occurs with fever, rash, muscle pain and swollen lymph nodes. Another name for fever - seven-day fever or the date the disease.

With the aim of preventing and getting rid of the carrier in Tokyo closed several large parks, which is the destruction of insects.

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Dengue fever in some cases occurs with complications. One of them - meningitis, polyneuritis, pneumonia, otitis, and psychosis. Specialists are concerned about the epidemic situation in Japan and shall take all necessary measures to stop the spread of disease.

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