Tourist Area – Sri Lanka – hit the "black list" of epidemiologists
Sri Lanka, according to representatives of the Federal Tourism Agency, – not the best choice for your vacation. Experts warn the Russians: the famous resort recorded outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Moreover, every year the situation deteriorates further. Thus, in 2007 doctors registered 7332 cases, the first nine months of this year – 32,360 infected, the "Rosbalt".
According to specialists of the Federal Tourism Agency, taking into account the emerging trends in the near future will be observed increase in cases – up to 5,000 cases per month. Sri Lankan authorities to curb the disease can not, in spite of all efforts.
Recall: Dengue fever transmitted by mosquitoes. After being bitten by infected people become carriers of the virus themselves, helping them to reproduce. No specific treatment for fever. It was first described in 1950. Then the epidemic broke out in the Philippines and Thailand.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is associated with plasma leakage, fluid retention, respiratory failure, severe bleeding or damaged organs. Without medical help probability of death is very high.