Dengue fever reaching record levels in New Delhi, India

In the past week, 1,850 cases of dengue fever were reported, bringing the total so far to 12,531 people, the highest number since 1996. There have been 32 deaths.

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Advice For Travellers

All 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.