DHA Karachi Public Awareness Message for Chikungunya

DHA Karachi put their steps ahead in spreading awareness regarding Chikungunya which is a Mosquito borne viral epidemic. Fever and severe joint pain is one of the sign and symptoms of Chikungunya. This disease is transmitted through mosquito bite and get diagnosed through Elisa Method.

No specific anti-viral drug is used for treating chikungunya except pain killers. One can safe themselves and prevent chikungunya through wearing long sleeves and pant, using mosquito repellent, insecticides and netting. Fumigation through fogging of insecticides and killing off larvae at breeding sites of mosquitoes can also control chikungunya.

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