Dengue fever cases increasing in Cordoba, Argentina

The total number of reported dengue fever cases in Cordoba has increased to 70 cases (triple in just 1 week). Most of the cases have occurred in the Observatorio neighbourhood. 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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