Campinas in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, struggles with dengue fever

Four more deaths due to dengue fever in the city of Campinas bring the total to 15 deaths so far this year. Overall, there have been at least 63,400 reported cases in this hard hit city.

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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.

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