Dengue fever season in Philippines

So far this year, there have been almost 49,000 reported cases of dengue fever nationwide. Most to the cases have been reported from Calabarzon, Central Luzon, Metro Manila, Northern Mindanao and Socsksargen.

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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.