Dengue fever epidemic in Taiwan continues to increase

The epidemic of dengue fever in Taiwan continues with a total of slightly more than 23,100 reported cases. However, there have been no deaths. The municipalities of Tainan and Kaohsiung continue to report most of the 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.