Dengue fever transmission season starting in India

Almost 400 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala state. More cases are expected as the monsoon season begins.

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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.