Dengue fever season in the PHilippines

So far, there have been 55,079 cases of dengue reported nationwide. Two of the affected regions include the Cordillera region with 2,383 cases and 3 deaths, and the Negros Occidental region with 774 hospitalized people.

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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.