Assessment of Dengue Outbreak in Pandi
Name of researcher: Mark John P. Bayaban
Year and section: 4th year BSED-Biology
Mr. Orlino D. Rabago Jr.
In our place here in Pinagkurtelan, one of the news that we’re hearing is the increasing case of Dengue Victims that bothers us as a people living in the place. Based on the Department of Health (DOH) report they said that 16-percent spike in dengue cases in the country this year. There were already 51,597 cases recorded from Jan. 1 to July 14, according to the DOH National Epidemiology Center’s (NEC) dengue surveillance report. “This is 16.43 percent higher compared to the same period last year, which was 44, 315,” said the NEC. The number of deaths from the dengue virus also rose to 328, which is higher than the 293 cases recorded during the same period last year. Most of the cases centered in Metro Manila with 11,476. This was followed by Calabarzon with 7,265 and Central Luzon with 7,044. I decided to choose this topic about Dengue because I am one of the Dengue victims here in Pandi last August of 2010, I chose to study this because I what to have an idea of how dengue fever strike the Pandienos and to make a positive way to lessen the rate of dengue here in Pandi.
This research project is entitled “Assessment of Dengue Outbreak in Pandi” aims to answer the following: a) Thus the rate of Dengue in Pandi is increasing or decreasing?
Hypothesis 1: (The Dengue cases here in Pandi are increasing because of the rainy season.) b) Thus the geographical location affects the rate of Dengue cases here in Pandi?
Hypothesis 2: (Dengue cases most probably happened in the place where there were many trees and grasses.) c) Thus the sanitation of the environment affects the rate of Dengue cases here in Pandi?
Hypothesis 3: (Most of the Dengue- carrying Mosquito lives in a dumped and isolated area.) d) What would be our action as a people of Pandi to