Dengue fever in three states in Mexico

The three states in Mexico that are reporting the largest number of cases of dengue fever are Guerrero (280 cases), Chiapas (120 cases) and Quintana Roo (96 cases).

Travellers to areas where chikungunya fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to this virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with chikungunya fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported. Chikungunya virus infections may have long lasting health consequences

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