One in twenty people who are infected with dengue fever may go on to develop severe dengue and a strong immune system can prevent the disease to a great extent.
This is in accordance with the directions issued by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya during a review meeting on the dengue situation in Delhi on Monday.
The 89-year-old was admitted to the hospital on October 13 after feeling weak from a bout of dengue fever.
The former prime minister was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday.
ICMR Director Dr Balram Bhargava says that there are certain dengue strains which have been licensed to some companies in India.
Hafeez, who will turn 41 next month, is under treatment at his home in Lahore.
Though the dengue outbreak is under control, several cases of high fever caused by the new variant of Dengue DENV 2 is being reported in many cities across the country.
As per the Central alert the presence of DENV-2 have been confirmed in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh.
Areas where the disease can be spread quickly should be identified and containment measures should be taken accordingly.
The onset of monsoon is likely to fester a plenitude of diseases in Kerala including dengue, malaria, and leptospirosis, or rat fever.