DENGUE IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK.
Since the start of 2022, there has been a surge in dengue cases due to the high Aedes aegypti
mosquito populated detected in the community and the circulation of the previously uncommon Dengue virus serotype 3 (DENV-3) .
Dengue can potentially lead to serious health consequences, such as:
- Bleeding from the nose or gums
- Persistent vomiting
- Sudden onset of fever for 2 to 7 days
- Joint and muscle pain
- Skin rashes
- Easy bruising of the skin
Unlike Covid-19, there is no effective vaccine against dengue.
So everyone needs to play their part to BLOCK dengue by depriving mosquitoes of potential breeding habitats. Residents, especially those in dengue cluster areas, are also encouraged to protect themselves with the S-A-W actions.
Hear from three dengue survivors here: