Dengue fever continues to be a major risk in Minas Gerais, Brazil

With 81,304 reported cases of dengue fever and 43 deaths across the state, the average number of new cases is 441 cases every day. The capital city of Belem accounts for 9,567 of the dengue cases.

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Advice For Travellers

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.

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