Beware of DHF in Probolinggo City! 4.5 Months, 161 Cases, 3 Died

MAYANGAN, Radar Bromo- The Covid-19 pandemic in Probolinggo City is starting to slow down. However, health issues should not be ignored. Now, cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) continue to threaten. In fact, there have been three patients who ended in death.

From the records of the Probolinggo City Health, Population Control and Family Planning Office (Dinkes P2KB), this year’s dengue cases were higher than last year. Until the second week of May 2022, 161 cases were recorded. Throughout 2021, there were 153 cases without any finding of death.

“The highest dengue cases are in Kanigaran District, as many as 64 cases. Followed by Mayangan District with 46 cases,” said Head of Disease Prevention and Control at the Probolinggo City Health Office P2KB Eko Sudiwiharti, Sunday (15/5).

The high number of dengue cases this year, said Eko, was due to changes in the weather. Now entering the transition from the rainy season to the dry season. However, it still often occurs simultaneously between rain and heat.

This condition makes the mosquito population Aedes Aegepty increased, resulting in an increase in cases. “The current weather has made the spread of dengue fever mosquitoes even higher. That’s why the number of cases is increasing,” he said.

Of the hundreds of patients, there were three patients whose lives could not be saved. Each of them came from Kanigaran District, Kademangan District, and Wonoasih District.

Eko said that death usually begins with a lack of vigilance from the patient and his family. Therefore, it hopes that people will be more vigilant. Do not underestimate his sick family. When sick, you should immediately check yourself.

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MAYANGAN, Radar Bromo- The Covid-19 pandemic in Probolinggo City is starting to slow down. However, health issues should not be ignored. Now, cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) continue to threaten. In fact, there have been three patients who ended in death.

From the records of the Probolinggo City Health, Population Control and Family Planning Office (Dinkes P2KB), this year’s dengue cases were higher than last year. Until the second week of May 2022, 161 cases were recorded. Throughout 2021, there were 153 cases without any finding of death.

“The highest dengue cases are in Kanigaran District, as many as 64 cases. Followed by Mayangan District with 46 cases,” said Head of Disease Prevention and Control at the Probolinggo City Health Office P2KB Eko Sudiwiharti, Sunday (15/5).

The high number of dengue cases this year, said Eko, was due to changes in the weather. Now entering the transition from the rainy season to the dry season. However, it still often occurs simultaneously between rain and heat.

This condition makes the mosquito population Aedes Aegepty increased, resulting in an increase in cases. “The current weather has made the spread of dengue fever mosquitoes even higher. That’s why the number of cases is increasing,” he said.

Of the hundreds of patients, there were three patients whose lives could not be saved. Each of them came from Kanigaran District, Kademangan District, and Wonoasih District.

Eko said that death usually begins with a lack of vigilance from the patient and his family. Therefore, it hopes that people will be more vigilant. Do not underestimate his sick family. When sick, you should immediately check yourself.

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