Second dengue fever case this month reported in Martin County, Florida, USA.

Officials of the Martin County health department are warning people in the area to avoid mosquito bites after a Port Salerno resident developed dengue fever while in the county. This has been the second case of dengue fever reported in Florida this month, but the first patient became infected with the disease while outside the U.S.

Travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites and possible exposure to dengue fever in this area.

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