Health authorities warn public of return of dengue epidemic

City health officials have warned the public that there is a high risk of another dengue epidemic in the city, especially in the months of March and April. Last year 51 people died from dengue fever.

Travellers to this area can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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