Dengue fever in Thailand may double last year total

Authorities are concerned that the number of dengue fever cases this year may double that of last year. To date, there have been at least 51.500 cases nationwide with 37 deaths. Most of the cases have been reported in the Central Plains, followed by the Northern, Northeast and Southern regions.

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Advice For Travellers

Todos los viajeros a zonas donde el virus del dengue está activo pueden reducir su riesgo de exposición, tomando todas las precauciones necesarias para evitar las picaduras de mosquitos. Muchas personas con la fiebre del dengue no buscan atención médica y no son reportados a las autoridades de salud. Puede haber muchos más casos en la comunidad que los informes indican.

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