Dengue fever in Pakistan (update)

A total of 336 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Sindh province.. The city of Karachi has reported 326 of these cases. The trend is increasing. 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.

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