The COVID-19 pandemic certainly makes parents worried, especially seeing the positive cases that have soared some time ago. However, the vigilance of Fathers and Mothers should not only focus on the transmission of COVID-19, because at this time the danger of another disease is also lurking, namely Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF).
Medical doctor, dr. Lily Estelita said although COVID-19 cases had begun to decline, many patients still came to the hospital with complaints of fever. It turns out that 50 percent of them suffer from dengue fever or dengue fever. According to him, until June 2021, the number of dengue cases recorded is almost 20 thousand, and there are already 150 patients who have died. Keluarga
“Because we have started to enter the trial season, enter the rainy season. So we have to be careful. There are many puddles of water, well that increases the cases of dengue fever,” he said, Monday (20/9/2021).
In Haibundacom’s Instagram Live with the topic ‘Free from Mosquitoes’, it reminded parents not to be careless. Therefore, patients who are positive for COVID-19 are not unlikely to develop dengue. dr. Lily explained that although they were both caused by a virus, they were different. DHF is caused by the dengue virus while COVID-19 occurs due to infection from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Keluarga Bahagia
“It’s a different virus, it’s the same virus but it’s different. For example, if you’ve ever had COVID, you can still get it again for the second, third. There’s only a worsening or not. It’s the same with dengue. “Well, because of that (condition), so if someone who has been affected by COVID (still) can get dengue,” he explained.
Furthermore, dr. Lily also shared the steps that Father and Mother can do when the Little One is affected by dengue fever. First, make sure the fluid needs of children with adequate drinking a lot. Then focus on reducing the fever, then the third prevents bleeding.
“Well, guava, papaya leaves or herbs can help, but not as the main remedy for dengue fever. The main medicine is to prevent bleeding, enough rest, and enough fluids. Only 3 of them, there is no strange medicine needed,” he said.
“The important thing is that we go through phase 6 today to stay healthy. There is a critical phase from the third to the sixth day, the important thing is to be able to maintain the condition, enough fluids. Later from the 6th day, platelets will rise by themselves. Herbal medicines can be consumed because of its helpful nature. But not the main one, “he continued.
However, if you have not been infected, it does not mean that parents are silent. Mothers should make a series of preventive measures, both inside and outside the home.
“Prevention is not to get the virus, not to be bitten by mosquitoes. How to kill mosquitoes. If outside the house, do not let mosquitoes bite us. You can use mosquito repellent at home so that all mosquitoes die, especially at certain hours. Avoid clothes hangers because of mosquitoes hiding in the aisles. When we go out, we use (mosquito repellent) on ourselves, “he said. Kehidupan keluarga harmonis
“Continue what is already famous for 3M, which is to close, bury, drain. So do not let the puddle of water in the house be a source of mosquitoes to breed. For example, there are used pots, etc.,” he added.
The same thing was said by the Head of Marketing Enesis Group Ita Karo-karo. Ita recommends that the house be routinely sprayed using anti-mosquito products, especially in the aisles and corners of the room. This is because mosquitoes like to hide in places that are difficult to reach. The product that Mother can choose is Force Magic which is not only effective in killing mosquitoes, but also safe for the family.
“Once sprayed, it does not stick to the cloth, pillow. And in the morning the substance decomposes. One thing that Mother needs, is that the mosquito does not die. Because sometimes sprayed, the mosquito just faints, but lives again. (If) Force Magic can be sure mosquito 100 “Because the chemical extracted from the chrysanthemum flower works on the mosquito’s nerves, so the mosquito must be paralyzed,” he said. Ibu dan anak
In addition, he continued, Enesis also presented a natural anti -mosquito lotion, namely Soffell. The product is made from leaf extract that is formulated in such a way that it is not sticky when applied to the skin.
“Soffell natural mosquito repellent on the leaves. He does not heat because natural. Safe for children and sensitive skin,” he said.
For information, the Instagram Live event was held by HaiBunda with Force Magic with the hope that fathers and mothers will always be vigilant and protect the surrounding environment to avoid dengue fever and be free from mosquitoes.