Increasing reports of chikungunya virus infection in New Delhi

While reports of dengue fever cases are decreasing, infections due to another mosquito borne virus, chikunguya, are increasing. A total of 71 cases (ncluding 8 in the past 24 hours) have been detected so far.

Travellers to this city should be aware of the risk of exposure to chikungunya virus and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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

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