Dengue fever outbreak in Hawaii, USA, may have peaked

There have been no new cases of dengue fever reported on the big Island of Hawaii during the past 5 days. The outbreak may have peaked with a total of 202 confirmed cases, 182 of whom are Hawaii Island residents and 20 are visitors. Thirty-eight have been children.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure to the dengue fever virus may have been contained through mosquito control measures. However, travellers should still be cautious and follow recommendations to avoid mosquito bites.

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