Hundreds of cases of dengue fever in Marshall Islands

The outbreak of dengue fever in Majuro, Marshall Islands, continues with several hundred suspected cases reported. Almost half of the suspected cases have been confirmed by laboratory testing. Although several cases are described as serious, no deaths have been reported.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to dengue fever virus and take 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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