Dengue fever appears to be increasing in Myanmar

So far this year, there have been slightly more than 7,000 dengue cases, including 28 deaths, nationwide. At this rate, there will be more cases this year than last year.

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Advice For Travellers

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.