Tourists bring dengue fever to Jujuy, Argentina

Two cases of dengue fever have been reported in Jujuy. Both people were from this area but are thought to have acquired their infection while visiting Bolivia where there is considerable transmission of this virus. Travellers are reminded that when they visit areas where dengue fever virus is actively transmitted, they can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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