Dengue fever is increasing in Vietnam

Nationwide, more than 7,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported by 39 cities and provinces. In the month of March, there were more than 1,500 cases and 3 deaths.

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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