Information on Dengue
There is widespread outbreak of viral flu and dengue fever in many parts of Kolkata. Parents are requested not to send their child to school if he/she has fever or show any symptoms of illness. We are taking all precautions in the school and have got extensive spraying done by the municipal authorities.
Symptoms of Dengue
- Sudden, fever, severe headaches, pain behind the eyes
- Severe joint and muscle pain, fatigue, nausea, vomiting
- Skin rash, which appears two to five days after the onset of fever
- Mild bleeding (such a nose bleed, bleeding gums, or easy bruising)
Diagnosis of dengue fever is made by clinical presentation and a blood test.
On the slightest suspicion of this infection, immediately consult a doctor.