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Dengue is a viral fever that is caused by the mosquito bite which leads to high fever, rashes and joint pain. The fever usually lasts for one to two weeks. Children under 10 years of age are at higher risk. Though it does not spread directly from one person to another and can be spread through an infected mosquito. It is advisable to keep your children away from the person infected with Dengue fever.
The symptoms can be seen or identified only after four to six days of infection. And they are sometimes mild, especially in children. Some of the common signs include.
An infected Mosquito bite is the only cause for Dengue fever.