Dengue fever increasing quickly in Paraguay

The number of suspected and confirmed cases of dengue fever has increased to almost 30,000 cases. The most affected municipalities include Coronel Oviedo, Ciudad del Este, Hernandarias, Presidente Franco, Minga Guazú e Juan Leon Maiorquino.

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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.

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