Proposals for the Control of Principal Dengue Fever Virus Transmitter Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae)
Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB), Faisalabad,Punjab, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Muhammad Sarwar
Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB), Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Received: 16/12/2013 Accepted: 30/12/2013
Dengue fever or break-bone fever is a painful mosquito-borne infection caused by four different types of virus in various localities of the world. There is no any particular medicine or vaccine to treat person suffering from dengue fever. The dengue fever viruses are mainly transmitted by mosquito Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Culicidae) in tropical and subtropical climates. The proper management of dengue fever virus transmitting mosquito A. aegypti is the key step to avoid infection transmission to save millions of lives primarily in developing countries. This embraces provides standard guidelines and capacity building in the planning and implementation of dengue prevention and control measures. In this direction, the three foremost points of focus are dengue vector control, case management and community awareness. It is meant that along with consultancy to advise on a vector control strategy, the other priorities including clinical management of hospitalized dengue cases have to address essentially. This paper will explore the answers to the questions of dengue prevention through an effective vector control strategy in the interest of public health worldwide.