Dengue fever in Vietnam

During the first four months of 2011, health authorities have registered a total of 220 cases of dengue fever which is an increase compared to the same period last year. Most of the cases occurred in Hoang Mai, Hai Ba Trung and Gia Lam districts.

With the beginning of the traditional dengue fever season, authorities are warning about the possibility of additional outbreaks.

Travellers to this region should be aware of the risk of exposure to dengue and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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