Dengue fever cases and outbreaks in Brazil (update)

Minas Gerais - there have been 123,694 reported cases of dengue fever with 28 deaths.

  • Municipality most affected: Coronel Fabriciano, Belo Horizonte, Corinto
    Rio de Janeiro - there have been 69,343 reported cases and 8 deaths.

  • Municipalities most affected: Mage, Volta Redonda municipalities
    There may be many more unreported cases since counting and reporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care, and many persons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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