Dengue fever is increasing in Baleshwar and Bhadrak districts in Orissa State, India

Reported cases of dengue fever are increasing in in Baleshwar and Bhadrak districts where 1 person has died and 32 others have been infected recently. 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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