Dengue fever season beginning in Cambodia

So far this year, there have been 957 reported cases of dengue fever nationwide, more than one and a half times the number compared to the same time period last year. There has been 1 death. In Cambodia, outbreaks of the disease usually begin at the beginning of the rainy season in May and lasts until October.

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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.