Dengue fever epidemic in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Health authorities have registered 835 cases of dengue in the past week, bringing the total for the city to 8,256 confirmed cases. There has been one confirmed death.

Travellers to this region should be aware of the risk of exposure to dengue and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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

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