Dengue fever continues to spread in Vietnam

So far in just the month of November, 52,000 people have been infected with the dengue fever virus and 32 have died. More than 54 provinces and cities have reported high levels of dengue fever transmission.

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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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