Worst dengue fever since 1996 in Delhi, India

In just the last 5 days, health authorities in Delhi have reported 504 new cases of dengue fever. The total number of registered cases has reached 6,486, the highest number since 1996.

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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.