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Prolonged Monsoon, Transmission Cycles Of Mosquitoes Behind Rising Dengue Cases: Delhi Doctor

Around 139 dengue instances have been reported in Delhi thus far in October. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Following the rise in dengue instances in Delhi, the Medical Director of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP) stated that dengue instances are rising within the nationwide capital resulting from extended monsoon interval and completely different transmission cycles of mosquitoes.

“There has been a rise in dengue cases due to prolonged monsoon period and different transmission cycles of mosquitoes, which changes every year,” Dr Suresh Kumar, Medical Director at LNJP Hospital, Delhi whereas talking to ANI stated. 

The director additionally stated {that a} complete of 15 dengue sufferers are admitted to the hospital, whereas the experiences of 15 others are awaited.

Earlier on Tuesday, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) stated that round 139 dengue instances have been reported within the nationwide capital thus far within the month of October solely.

According to a report issued by the SDMC for the week ending October 9, a complete of 480 instances of dengue have been reported within the nationwide capital thus far this yr however no dengue-related deaths are reported thus far.

Dengue infections are brought on by 4 intently associated viruses named DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4. These 4 viruses are known as serotypes as a result of every has completely different interactions with the antibodies within the human blood serum. The 4 DENV serotypes imply that it’s potential to be contaminated 4 occasions. Dengue season begins post-monsoon and stays until the onset of winter. 

 

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