Cases of dengue fever reported in Fiji

Health authorities have reported that “some” people have been infected with the dengue fever virus.

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Advice For Travellers

Without knowing the actual number of cases that have been identified, it is difficult to know what the risk of exposure might be for the general traveller to this island. Nevertheless, 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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