Another death due to dengue fever in Karachi, Pakistan

Another death due to dengue fever has been reported in Sindh Province, bringing the total number of deaths this year to 16. Meanwhile additional newly diagnosed cases continue to be reported.

Many persons with dengue fever may not seek medical care and may not be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported. Travellers in this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

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