Dengue fever in Mexico (update)

Mexico - dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever cases have been reported by the following Mexican states:

  • Jalisco - 240 cases; 24 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever. Increasing trend.
  • Mexico - 34 cases
  • Morelos - 245 cases; 105 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever; 92 cases reported this past week.
  • Tamaulipas - more than 1,000 cases; Increasing trend.
    There may be many more unreported cases since counting and reporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care, and many persons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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

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