Dengue fever is major problem in Cali, Colombia

Health officials in the city of Cali have reported 4,412 cases of dengue fever since the beginning of the year. There may be many more unreported cases sincecounting and reporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care,and many persons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areaswhere the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure todengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquitobites.

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