Health

Child dies from Dengue Fever

A nine-year-old from Haa Dhaalu Kulhudhuffushi has died from Dengue Fever.

Talking to One Online, Head of the Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital, Khadheeja Ali said that the patient died after being transferred to the main government hospital, Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

Dengue and Chikungunya has been surfaced recently with statistics from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) showing 330 cases of Dengue Fever in the past month alone.

There have been 2,474 cases of Dengue Fever in the first three months of 2019.

Spread via the Aedes mosquito, symptoms of the Dengue Fever include severe headaches, nausea, joint pains and extreme fatigue.