Dengue fever in some states in Mexico

Dengue fever cases are currently being reported in the following states of Mexico:

  • Hidalgo state - sporadic cases.
  • Tamaulipas state - affected municipalities include Matamoros and Reynosa, but number of reported cases is small (slightly more than 50 cases combined).

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Advice For Travellers

Although the total number of cases reported is small and the risk for most travellers is low, 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.