New case of dengue fever in Sindh Province, Pakistan

With the reporting of an additional case of dengue fever, the total number of cases in Sindh reached 1,022 with 17 deaths. There are 17 cases currently hospitalized.

Many areas of Pakistan have experienced major outbreaks of dengue fever. Travellers to Pakistan can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with dengue fever may not seek medical care and may not be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported.

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

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