Dengue fever cases in Sindh, Pakistan, are concentrated in Karachi

All of the 182 reported cases of dengue fever in the state of Sindh have occurred in Karachi.

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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