Dengue fever in Mexico

There have been more than 24,000 suspected and confirmed cases of dengue fever reported so far this year. The state of Guerrero has reported the most dengue cases of any state in Mexico this year.

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Advice For Travellers

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.