Hyderabad: In the last six days, 46 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the city.
According to the report published in Times of India, Aedes Aegypti mosquito is responsible for spreading this decease. Patients of the decease take at least six months to recover.
It may be mentioned that during the last few days, many cases of dengue were reported in the city.
It may be noted that currently, there is no treatment for chikungunya.
Precautions to reduce risk of chikungunya (list not exhaustive):
- Cover water
- Mosquito repellant can be used
- Avoid water stagnation
- Use mosquito nets etc.