Average of 3,000 dengue fever cases every month in Espirito Santos, Brazil

On average, there are 3,000 new cases of dengue fever every month statewide. So far this year, there have been 23,500 registered cases with 18 confirmed and 23 suspected deaths due to this infection.

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Advice For Travellers

All 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.