Dengeu fever is widespread in Pakistan

Dengue fever has claimed the lives of 3 people while over 100 suspected cases and 29 laboratory confirmed cases have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In the city of Lahore, a total of 3,576 cases have been reported.

Travellers to Pakistan should be aware that dengue fever cases are widespread and there is a risk of exposure to dengue fever virus. Travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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