Hundreds of cases of dengue fever reported in Cochabamba, Bolivia

There have been 27 cases of dengue fever registered along with hundreds of suspected cases in Ivigarzama and Shinahota.

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.

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

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