Dengue fever increasing in Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Reported cases of dengue fever in Quang Ngai have doubled compared tot he same time period last year. The total so far has reached 100 cases. Dengue fever is likely to be present in surrounding areas as well.

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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.