Dengue fever reports are increasing in Vietnam

There are reports that cases of dengue fever are increasing in the provinces of Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, An Giang, Can Tho, Ca Mau, Dong Thap, Soc Trang, Khanh Hoa. The total number of cases is not reported.

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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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