Dengue fever increasing in 3 Cordillera Provinces, Philippines

In three mountain provinces and the tourist destination of Baguio City, dengue fever cases have increased compared to last year. The affected provinces include Abra province (161cases), Apayao (83 cases), Mountain Province (42 cases) and Baguio City (96 cases).

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

Advice For Travellers

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.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.