Dengue fever in Mexico and El Salvador

In Mexico, the state of Sonora is reporting cases of dengue fever. The most affected municipalities include Cajeme, Navojoa, Gaymas, and Hermosillo.

In El Salvador, the Department of San Salvador is reporting cases of dengue fever, including 3 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever.

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.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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