Worst dengue fever problem in Delhi, India, in past 20 years

In Delhi, the number of reported cases of dengue fever has reached slightly more than 12,000 cases this year with as many as 46 deaths. This is the highest number in the past 20 years.

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Advice For Travellers

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.