Unusual outbreak of dengue fever reported in Zhongshan City, Guangdong, China

There are reports of an unusual outbreak of dengue fever involving 37 hospitalised cases in Huangpu Town, Zhongshan City.

Travellers to these areas can reduce their risk of exposureto dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquitobites. Many persons with dengue fever may not seek medical care and maynot be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in thecommunity that are not reported.Guangdong

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Dengue Fever.

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