Big surge in dengue fever reports in New Delhi, India

So far this year, there has been a total of at least 530 cases of dengue in New Delhi. Apparently 277 of these cases were reported since the beginning of August. There have been 2 deaths.

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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.