Dengue fever reaches Argentina

Small numbers of dengue fever cases are being reported in the municipality of Buenos Aires (15 cases) as well as other areas of the country, including Quilmes Oeste, Bernal, Pergamino and Wilde. The largest number of cases has been reported by Cordoba (165 cases).

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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.

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