More dengue fever cases in Taiwan

Six new cases of dengue fever in the past week in Taiwan bring the total for the year to 108. Most of the cases, including the new ones, have occurred in or around the Nanzih District, in Kaohsiung City.

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Advice For Travellers

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.