Dengue fever begins in Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka, India

With the start of the monsoons, dengue has reappeared in the Dakshina Kannada district with one suspected death and at least 10 cases. More cases are expected.

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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.