Sep 26, Kathmandu: Chandragiri Municipality has arranged free dengue testing for the citizens from the Primary Hospital Thankot. From the hospital located in Chanpa-4, the disease is now being tested and treated free of charge on a daily basis.
City chief Ghanshyam Giri informed that the health of the city residents has been given high priority and arrangements have been made for free dengue testing for the city residents. He said, 'As the risk of dengue infection is increasing even within the city area, I sincerely request the city residents to take health precautions. '
The head of the hospital Dr. Hemnath Acharya informed that dengue disease is being tested and treated free of charge. According to him, so far, no patients with complicated dengue disease have been admitted to the hospital. 15 Shiya's hospital has arranged for the necessary insects for dengue testing through the municipality.
He says that it is necessary to avoid mosquito bites because dengue is caused by mosquito bites. The disease is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito infected with the dengue virus. This mosquito bites especially in the afternoon and the problem of dengue fever start to increase after the onset of the rainy season.
Sudden onset of fever for three to five days is the main symptom of this disease. The fever can last for five to seven days. Apart from this, Dr. Acharya said that severe headache, eyeball pain, body aches, loss of appetite, joint and muscle pain, and stomach and intestinal disturbances are also symptoms of dengue.
To avoid dengue, you should avoid mosquito bites. The main ways to avoid it are to wear clothes that cover the whole body, use ointments to avoid mosquito bites, always sleep in a hammock at night and during the day, and pay attention to avoid mosquito bites when working in the fields around the house.