Dengue fever risk in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

More than 11,400 cases of dengue fever have been reported in the city so far, almost double the number for the same period last year. Last week there were 775 new cases reported.

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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.

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