Dengue fever worsens in Vietnam

So far, 54 of the country's 63 provinces and cities have reported a total of 46,989 cases of dengue, or 15,141 more than last year. Thirty people have died this year, 10 more than last.

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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.