Dengue fever reported to increase in Bulacan, Philippines

Another death due to dengue in Bulacan brings the total number of fatalities to 19. There have been 7,757 cases, many of whom live in the the city of San Jose del Monte.

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Advice For Travellers

The Philippines is experience a high level of dengue infections this year. 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.

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