Dengue fever increasing in Karnataka, India

Eleven districts in the state of Karnataka are reporting increasing numbers of cases of dengue fever. The most affected include Bengaluru, Ballari and Raichur.

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Advice For Travellers

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.