Dengue fever in Kerala, India

There have been 2 deaths due to dengue fever in Kasaragod. The total number of cases in the state are not reported but hospitals are reported inundated with dengue fever patients, most of whom are children.

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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.