Wadan & MYTCL Prevent Dengue

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wadan dengue fever 1Dengue Fever is a mosquito-borne disease transmitted by a mosquito's bite. Dengue mostly spreads out in the rainy season.

In tropical areas where overcrowding and poor sanitation are prevalent, mosquito transfer of this deadly disease become an abundant factor contributing to the rapid spread of the Dengue infection. Dengue fever primarily occurs in children aged between 5 and 9 years as they are the most unprotected. Currently, Dengue has become a fatal disease for babies, as well as in adult cases. The outbreak of Dengue infections has increased when compared to the previous years. A total of 2,314 cases of Dengue fever were recorded from 1st January to 31st May in 2018, across Myanmar.
Therefore, Educational talk about "Preventing the Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever" topic was given to students by Daw Shining Moon, a Staff Nurse of the MYTCL Mobile Medical Team, at the Basic Education Primary School Hall of the Wadan Village on 25th July, 2018 at about 02:30 pm. There were 130 students and 5 teachers attending this health talk sponsored by MYTCL.

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