High numbers of mosquitos found in Ribeirão Preto creates threat of more dengue fever outbreaks in Brazil

Health authorities are finding large numbers of mosquitoes that can carry dengue fever virus in Ribeirão Preto. These mosquitoes may cause future outbreaks of dengue fever. 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.

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