Denguevirus is a well-known infection. It is caused by four types of viruses mainlyDENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4 come from the Flaviviridae family. Theviruses are spread through the bite of infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes thatfeed throughout the day. Mostly, these mosquitoes can be found in places withstagnant water, including water tanks, tires, containers, and puddles. Someeffects of this infection are flu-like illness and lethal disease which issevere dengue.
Inrecent years, the cases of dengue have risen excessively around the world. Anestimated 390 million dengue cases are reported per year, 96 million shownclearly. Another report, of frequentness of dengue, calculated 3.8 billionpeople, in 128 countries are in danger because of dengue viruses. The incidenceof dengue cases recounted, elevated from 2.2 million to 3.2 million in 2010 to2015 respectively. Although the global encumbers of infection is unstable, theinstallation of activities to account initially illustrates the due accretionin the number of cases recorded in preceding years.
More than 100 countries inthe WHO regions of Africa, America, the Eastern Mediterranean, South-East Asia,and the Western Pacific regions are facing this problem. Previously the numberof recorded cases has resumed arising. Almost 2.3 million cases of dengue wererecorded only in America in 2015. 10 300 cases were recognized as severe dengueresulting 1180 deaths (Bhatt S, 2015).Nationally,the Philippines has declared dengue cases. Regions where most affected bydengue are Central Visayas, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Metro Manila andSoccsksargen. Dengue happens nationally and done throughout the year in thePhilippines especially in urban and pre-urban places.
Transmission of theinfection happens throughout the rainy season, May down to November(International Association for Medical Assistance to travelers, 2016). 43, 780cases, 250 deaths and 85 casualties were reported and recorded by theDepartment of Health. Generally, there were 6,281 dengue cases in CentralVisayas, 5,146 in Central Luzon, 5,008 in Calabarzon, 5,565 in Metro Manila,and 4,863 in Soccsksargen.
There also provinces affected by dengue virusincluding Cebu (12%), South Cotabato (6.4%), and Pampanga (4.7%) (The ManilaTimes).Locally,there is also a number of dengue cases. According to the annual morbidityrecord of Maco Main Health Center in September 2017, there are 4 people wereaffected by dengue in Maco.