Maringá in the north of the state of Paraná has typical dengue fever epidemic in Brazil

Last year, the city of Maringá reported only 62 cases of dengue fever all year long. This year, there are already reports of 1,167 confirmed cases. This dramatic increase in dengue fever is occurring throughout most of Brazil. All travellers to Brazil, regardless of destination, should take all necessary precautions to avoidmosquito bites.

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