Dengue fever cases found in southern France

Two cases of locally acquired dengue fever were detected in the Languedoc - Roussillon region. There was no history of travel outside the region.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk for travellers in this region is very low, 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.

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