Dengue fever epidemic in Taiwan continues

The total number of dengue fever infections in the current outbreak is approaching 38,000 with most of the cases reported by the cities of Tainan and Kaohsiung and Pingtung County.

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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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