Dengue fever reports increasing in Vietnam

So far, there have been more than 12,000 cases of dengue fever nationally. Most of the cases are being reported by the southern provinces such as Bien Hoa, Dong Nai, and Binh Duong, as well as cities such as Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi City.

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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.