Dengue fever from Bali travels to South Australia

There has been an increase in the number of reported cases of dengue fever in South Australia this year. The total has reached 58 cases, but three-fourths of these infections occurred in travellers returning from vacations in Bali.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk of exposure to dengue fever for travellers in South Australia is very low, travellers should be aware that the dengue fever virus is widespread in southeast Asia, including at tourist resorts. Travellers should follow recommendations for avoiding mosquito bites when travelling in this region.

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