Everything You Need To Know To Fight Dengue and Chikungunya

Written by Doctor NDTV Updated:Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:50:19 +0530

In this episode of Doctors On Call, we do a quick rundown of symptoms and precautions to fight Dengue and Chikungunya. Dengue, a Flavivirus and Chikungunya, an Alphavirus, transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, are a cause of great concern to public health in India. Last year, approximately 58,000 cases of Chikungunya and more than a lakh cases of Dengue were reported across the country.

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