Dengue fever season beginning in Misiones Province, Argentina

Although only a few sporadic cases of dengue fever have been reported in Misiones Province so far this year, the summer season usually starts the active transmission of this virus and a surge in the number of infected people.

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Advice For Travellers

As the summer progresses in Argentina, the risk of exposure will vary from place to place and may be high in many localities. 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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