Warmer weather and rain results in new outbreaks of dengue fever in Brazil

Health authorities report outbreaks and cases of dengue fever in the following areas of Brazil;

Goias State
Rio Claro, São Paulo State
Rio Branco, Acre State
Alagoas State

Travellers to these areas can reduce their risk of exposure to dengue fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with dengue fever may not seek medical care and may not be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported.

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

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