Municipalities in state of São Paulo continue to report high numbers of cases of dengue

Many municipalities in the state of São Paulo continue to report high numbers of cases of dengue fever. For example, the municipality of Catanduva has already registered almost 4,000 cases of dengue with another 4,500 suspected cases.

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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