Dengue fever reported from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

New cases of dengue fever have been detected in Kanpur, the largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Thirteen infected people were admitted to different hospitals of the city. Eight more suspected cases were also admitted.

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Advice For Travellers

All travelers to areas where the dengue virus is active can reduce the risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many people with dengue fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that reports indicate.