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Dengue Fever in Dominican Republic (Update)

06 Nov 2013

Dengue fever is ongoing in Dominican Republic. As of 30 October 2013, 13 084 cases have been recorded.

Advice for Travellers

Avoidance of mosquito bites, particularly during daylight hours, by covering up with clothing, the use of bite avoidance measures such as repellent and bed nets is advised. Elimination of breeding sites around hotel rooms/houses is advised for longer term stays.