Reports of dengue fever increasing in Delhi, India

At the end of July, there were 53 reported cases of dengue fever, but in the first week of August, the total increased quickly to 120 cases with 1 death.

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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.