Record levels of dengue fever in Cavite Province, Philippines

So far this year, a record number of dengue fever cases has been reported in Cavite Province. Almost 11,000 cases and 46 deaths have been registered in seven districts.

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Advice For Travellers

All 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.

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