Dengue: How to the identify, treat and prevent the mosquito-borne disease

Rain brings respite from the scorching summer heat, but it also brings some troubles in the form of diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya, viral respiratory illness, diarrhoea among others. Dengue fever is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infected with a dengue virus, said Dr Puneet Gupta, pulmonologist who consults on Practo. “With multiple cities including Delhi recording a high number of dengue-related cases every year, it is important that we know about the disease and how to prevent it,” he told indianexpress.com. Symptoms Symptoms, which usually begin…