Dengue fever continues to affect more provinces in Argentina

Dengue fever cases continue to be reported from more provinces in Argentina. So far there have been 405 confirmed cases in 11 provinces. The most affected areas include Salta, Chaco, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires city, and Cordoba. There may be many more unreported cases since counting and reporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care, and many persons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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