18 Municipalities at risk for dengue fever in Rondônia, Brazil

In Rondônia, there have been 893 cases of dengue fever this year. As many as 18 municipalities are considered at risk for having major outbreaks of this infection.

Travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with dengue fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community than the reports indicate.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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