Increases in dengue fever in Pangasinan, Philippines

With more than 3,100 dengue cases and 12 deaths reported so far this year, there has been a significant increase in this infection throughout the province.

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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.