Dengue fever continues to be a risk in the state of Mato Grosso de Sul, Brazil

According to reports, there have been 8,583 reported cases of dengue fever along with 4 deaths in the state of Mato Gross do Sul. In the past week, there were 112 new cases.

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.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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