Dengue fever is still a risk in Singapore

Almost 3,500 cases of dengue fever have been reported so far in Singapore. Last week there were 152 new cases. However, the number of cases this year is considerably less than the epidemic year of 2014.

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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.