Dengue fever cases increasing in Michoacán State, Mexico

So far, there have been reports of 39 cases of dengue fever in 9 municipalities. The most affected areas include Ciudad Valles, Ebano, Tamuín, Aquismón, el Naranjo, San Vicente, Tanquián, Tanlajás and Tamasopo. There may be many more unreported cases since counting andreporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care, and manypersons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areas wherethe dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to denguefever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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