In 2019 in Sri Lanka has registered more than 8.9 thousand cases of dengue fever
At risk are 10 of the 25 districts of the country. The situation is particularly dire in the Western province in the area Cautari. The increased incidence is associated with features of peprocess, which are characterized by seasonality.
This dangerous disease is accompanied by fever, pain in muscles and joints, nausea, rash and insomnia. The incubation period lasts from 3 to 15 days. The disease usually begins suddenly.
Simptomami of the disease are chills, back pain, spine, sacrum, joints (especially the knee). The body temperature instantly rises to 39-40°C. there was a sharp weakness, anorexia, nausea, dizziness, insomnia, in most patients, blood and pasty face, injection of vascular sclera, hyperemia of the pharynx.
Hemorrhagic variant of fever accompanied by severe internal bleeding caused by the collapse of blood vessels.
Only for the first two months of this year registered in the country 8904 cases of fever. Tourists are advised to consider this information when planning the vacation, because will become infected with the disease after a mosquito bite. In the absence of carrier a sick person does not represent an epidemiological danger. Tourists in Sri Lanka are recommended to wear clothing that minimizes the body, and use special tools to repel insects. According to the world health organization every year about 390 million people worldwide get sick with dengue and about 40% at risk of infection.
Doctors urge people to immediately seek medical help at the first symptoms: fever, uncontrolled vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness and reduced urine volume.