On-going outbreak of dengue fever in Asunción, Paraguay.

Deaths due to dengue fever have increased to a total of 22 during the current outbreak. In Asunción, the number of persons with dengue-like illness has reached 1,557.

Travellers to Asunción and other parts of Paraguay should be aware of the risk of exposure to dengue fever and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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

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