Dengue fever is increasing in the Dominican Republic once again

The trend in dengue fever infections in the Dominican Republic is increasing compared to data from last year. So far, there have been 57 deaths and almost 5,250 reported cases nationwide.

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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.