Malaysia hopes to control dengue fever in next 2 months

As cases of dengue fever continue to increase, health authorities hope to control the spread of this virus during the next 2 months. So far there have been more than 48,000 cases and 92 deaths nationwide.

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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