Death due to dengue fever in Delhi, India

A 10 year old child has died from dengue fever in Delhi after being admitted to a hospital with the severe form of this infection. The total number of cases in the city is not reported.

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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.