National Dengue Day 2022
National Dengue Day is observed on the 16th of May every year in India. National Dengue day was an initiative of the Ministry of health and family welfare to make people aware of dengue and its prevention measures. It also has the people to know how to prepare and control dengue before the transmission season begins.
- Aedes Aegypti, is the main cause of the spread of dengue. It is a female mosquito that bites and transmits dengue to human beings.
- Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that is caused by the dengue virus of 4 distinct stereotypes, namely, DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4.
- Symptoms of dengue are severe muscle pain nausea and it may also lead to death if not cured properly.