is there a threat of a dengue epidemic in France?
Tiger mosquitoes are not restricted to the south of France however are gaining floor. Friday, September 23, sn the set of 12/13, journalist and physician Damien Masquerade analyze this phenomenon.
67 departments are affected by the invasion of tiger mosquitoes and these are not simply imported circumstances. “Now, what we observe are indigenous circumstances, that’s to say individuals who haven’t traveled however they’re bitten by a mosquito which has contaminated them”explains journalist and physician Damien Masqueradecurrent on the set of 12/13 Friday, September 23.
These mosquitoes can transmit dengue fever. “Most frequently it’s delicate and heals spontaneously inside every week, typically simply leaving slightly fatigue. However typically the illness abruptly worsens on the 4th day, giving a haemorrhagic kind or with neurological involvement.particulars Damien Masquerade. Signs are near flu-like. “After 3-4 days of fever some sufferers even have a rash that appears like measles,” he continues. “Above all, don’t take anti-inflammatories or aspirin, which can worsen the illness”warns Damien Masquerade. Nonetheless, he doesn’t assume there will probably be a threat of an epidemic, in any case. “not for years”.
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