Rosturizm warns Russians about raging fever in India
Rosturizm warns Russians about raging fever chikugunya in India, according to the Federal tourism Agency on its website.
“The Federal tourism Agency urges tour operators, implementing tours to India, to inform their clients about the unfavorable epidemiological situation in connection with the fever chikugunya and recommendations for the prevention of this disease”, — stated in the message Department.
It is noted that the number of infected has reached nine thousand. The largest number registered in the States of Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra.
Chikungunya fever is a viral infection that is transmitted to humans by bloodsucking insects.
Symptoms — high fever, headaches and muscle pain.
In most cases the disease does not lead to life-threatening complications, but it can pose a threat to the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.
Medications to fight the virus does not exist.
May 17, scientists from the school of public health at Johns Hopkins University published a study according to which following a deadly epidemic in the world could cause a virus that is transmitted by airborne droplets.