Dengue in Mumbai !


Mumbai - Dengue is spreading rapidly across the Mumbai. The BMC officials conducted a thorough inspection of the state to locate possible mosquito breeding grounds, destroying over 13000 dengue larvae. 122 dengue patients tested positive in September alone, in Mumbai. BMC has circulated statistics of the dengue-affected areas:-

Andheri east (K ward) - 884 patients
Elphinstone (G south ward) - 797 patients
Byculla (E ward) - 789 patients
Symptoms of Dengue -
Pain areas: in the abdomen, back, bones, joints, or muscles
chills, fatigue, fever or loss of appetite
nausea or vomiting
rashes or red spots
bleeding, easy bruising, headache, sore throat
Dengue Fever Prevention -
Stay in air-conditioned or well-screened housing
Wear protective clothing
Use mosquito repellent
Reduce mosquito habitat

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