Dengue fever outbreak reported in Kozhikode, Kerala, India

An outbreak of dengue fever is being reported in Nileshwaran at Mukkom and Feroke Chungam. The outbreak, which involves at least 60 cases began in May.

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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.