Home is where the family can enjoy their surroundings and explore their environment safe and sound. To have a quality time and comfort, we all want to provide our children a nourishing atmosphere from sickness and disease– we want our home to be a place for our family to be healthy, strong and motivated to face our daily challenges in life, school and work.
But harm is not just a doorstep away. It can also be in our homes. Dengue is one of the major diseases that can harm our families and breed in our own yard, trashcans or even in our kitchens and comfort rooms. Protecting our family is a must against dengue and other kinds of diseases.
WHAT FEVER DO I NEED TO STOP?
Dengue is a fatal virus and also known as an arthropod-borne viral infection to human. Tropical disease caused by mosquito bite. 528 million people are infected yearly in 110 countries. The National Epidemiology Center of the Philippines, department of health reports that the majority of infected patients were 5 to 14 years old children.
A total of 242 deaths was recorded since January 2014 and most of them were children.
The World health Organization (2009) divides dengue fever into two (2) groups. Severe and Dengue fever. Dengue symptoms are similar to dengue fever but Severe Dengue has a high range of Death and more common in babies.
HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR CHILD HAS DENGUE FEVER/SEVERE DENGUE?
- High- fever 3- 7 days
- Painful eyes
- Red flush in to the face
- Lower back pain
- Severe aches in legs and joints
- Mild bleeding
- Red spot in the body
- Low level of platelets (50 below)
- Severe bleeding
- Vomiting of blood
There is no treatment to shorter the course of dengue. Medication can be given to decrease the fever, muscle pain and headaches. Blood transfusion may be necessary, if severe hemorrhagic occurs.
Severe Dengue is a more serious virus infection. It has a higher death rate due to severe bleeding examples are intestinal and stomach bleeding that can cause of death. The Untreated dengue patients experience : The loss of Plasma and The loss of Protein that can cause shock to the patients. When this happens there is a circulatory failure. The patient may seem restless, clammy, bluish skin, and undetected pulse and blood pressure. Severe dengue can also lead to respiratory distress and injury of organs. But there is no specific medication and vaccine for the disease it can be treated with fluid replacement.
WHEN IS THE PEAK BITING PERIOD?
Many people believe that a dengue mosquito only bites during dawn and dusk. This makes them feel complacent at night, they think there’s no more risk of dengue.
However recent study shows that the biting period and danger of dengue mosquitos has been extended.
Before, biting occurs around 9am to 10am in the morning and 5pm to 6pm while the new study reveals that the biting period is extended around 6pm to 8pm at night and 11pm to 1am at midnight.
WHAT ARE THE PRONE AREAS OF DENGUE?
Our Children loves to play, But we are not aware that dengue mosquitoes are anywhere. Mosquitos can endanger our families at:
- Play Grounds
- Dark places
- Comfort rooms
- Any place that has a stagnant water
HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST IF MY CHILD WILL UNDERGO DENGUE TREATMENT?
Dengue is expensive to diagnose because it entails a series of laboratory tests. The average cost of diagnosis per patient is P5.500.00 This costs more than the average therapeutic management for dengue, which costs about P8, 987.00.The estimated total of P300.000 estimated value for the laboratories, Blood Transfusion and hospitalization or worst case scenario the patient will be in Intensive care Unit (ICU) for the severe case and we all know that ICU is expensive and critical.
HOW TO PREVENT DENGUE?
Usually Dengue mosquitoes breed in Drums, Drainages and Disposal areas (3D’s). Dengue is endemic and one of the fatal diseases that can harm our families. But we can prevent dengue by means of:
- Maintain clean sanitation and thorough maintenance in our homes.
- Empty any form of stagnant water or ponds
- Disinfect our surroundings with pesticides.
- Dispose all waste products in a well-organized segregation of wet and dry garbage daily.
- Clean water containers of your pets
- Cover water containers barrels
- Look for standing –water indoor like vases and clean at least twice a week
- Know the time frame of Dengue mosquito bite
Any breeding ground of unwanted insects can also mean that your home can also be a place for cockroaches, rats, termites, and many more.
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW OUR BEST SOLUTION FOR DENGUE?
The most effective and innovative way to kill the dengue mosquitoes is the “MistAway”.
WHAT IS MISTAWAY SYSTEMS?
“MISTAWAY SYSTEMS” is an outdoor insect control, the revolutionary automatic misting system that effectively eliminates mosquitoes and other biting insects. It is automatically sprays a fine mist botanical insecticide through nozzles installed.
The insecticides derived from chrysanthemum like flowers so it smells like Roses.
MISTAWAY is an innovative tankless unit or traditional drum-top system. Rest assured that you are purchasing the most reliable and highest quality product in its class.
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