Increasing numbers of dengue fever cases in Kidapawan City, Philippines

Health officials in Kidapawan City have reported an increasing number od dengue fever cases in the past few weeks. There may be many unreported cases since counting andreporting may be hampered by lack of local access to health care, and manypersons with mild illness may not seek health care. Travellers to areas wherethe dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to denguefever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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