Dengue fever in Sindh, Pakistan

So far this year, a total of 2,703 cases of dengue fever with 7 deaths have been registered in 12 districts in Sindh. Affected districts include Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Sanghar, Sukkur, Ghotki, Shaeed Benazirabad, Larkana, Shikarpur and Jacobabad.

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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.

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