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Disease and Facts about Mosquitos
West Nile Disease (WND) First identified in Africa in 1937. In August 2012 CNN reports the highest ever in cases , 286 deaths and 1,118 people infected. Now considered an Epidemic Pathogen.
Symptoms of WND: Rash, Fatigue, Muscle pain, Headache Fever and Vomiting.
Maleria The disease is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions in a broad band around the equator, including much of Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Transmission can be reduced by preventing mosquito bites by using mosquito-control measures such as spraying insecticides and draining standing water. An infected mosquito bite can enter the circulatory system, parasite track to the Liver to mature.
Symptoms of Malaria: Weakness, low blood pressure, blood in urine, unable to walk, and Liver damage.
Dengue known as Breakbone Fever , The number of cases of dengue fever has increased dramatically since the 1960s, with between 50 and 528 million people infected yearly. Early descriptions of the condition date from 1779, and its viral cause and the transmission were figured out in the early 20th century. Dengue has become a global problem since the Second World War and is endemic in more than 110 countries.
Symptoms of Dengue : Fever, Headache behind the eyes, Skin rash similar to measles, low blood pressure and muscle and joint pain
Yellow Fever Since the 1980s, the number of cases of yellow fever has been increasing This is believed to be due to fewer people being immune, more people living in cities, people moving frequently, and changing climate The origin of the disease is Africa, from where it spread to South America. Since the 17th century, several major outbreaks of the disease have occurred in the Americas, Africa, and Europe. In the 18th and 19th century, yellow fever was seen as one of the most dangerous infectious diseases. The yellow fever virus was the first human virus discovered.
Symptoms of Yellow Fever : Fever, Chills, Loss of Appetite, Nausea, and Abdominal pain.