Sporadic cases of dengue fever in Guangdong Province, China

Last week, there were 49 new cases of dengue fever acquired from local mosquitoes across the province. This brings the total to 309 reported cases this year. Most of the infected people are from the municipalities of Chaozhou and Guangzhou.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure will vary from place to place and may be high in many localities.

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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