Dengue fever increases in Nampula Province, Mozambique

There were 33 new cases of dengue fever reported last week in the current outbreak in the northern province of Nampula. The total number of cases this year has increased to 577 cases.

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.

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

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