Dengue - Prevention & Control.....

Dengue – Prevention & Control…..

At present, the main method to control or prevent the transmission of dengue virus is to combat vector mosquitoes through: preventing mosquitoes from accessing egg-laying habitats by environmental management and modification; disposing of solid waste properly and removing artificial man-made…

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Dengue....Remember!!!

Dengue….Remember!!!

Dengue is a serious viral disease transmitted by the bite of the mosquito; Dengue infection occurs in two forms: Dengue fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever; Dengue fever is a severe flu like illness that affects older children and adults but…

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Fluid loss & ORS..........

Fluid loss & ORS……….

FLuid loss – Dehydration –  is a condition where free water loss exceeds free water intake. Around2/3rd of the human body is composed of water, and helps in various functions such as lubrication of the joints and eyes,digestion, flushing out of wastes…

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How to make ORS drinks?

How to make ORS drinks?

Wash your hands. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water before preparing the drink. Make sure you have a clean pitcher or bottle ready. Gather the ingredients. To make your own ORS solution, you’ll need: table salt (such as Kosher salt,…

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ORS - Facts....

ORS – Facts….

When was it first used on a large scale? In 1970, in a refugee camp along the Bangladesh border during the war of independence. In 1978, WHO issued a recommendation to use a single ORS formulation to treat clinical dehydration…

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