Dengue fever concentrated in 5 states in Mexico

The states of Veracruz, Guerrero, Jalisco, Chiapas and Michoacán are reporting about 60 percent of all the reported dengue fever cases in the country. The number of reported cases ranges from approximately 700 to 2,000 cases per state this year.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure will vary from place to place and may be high in many localities.

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.