Dengue fever in Cambodia in tourist destinations

Eighty percent of the almost 8,000 reported cases of dengue fever nationwide have been registered in only 8 of the 25 principal cities. These include Phnom Penh, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Kampong Speu, Prey Veng, Kandal, Siem Reap and Banteay Meanchey. Several of these cities are tourist destinations.

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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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