New cases of dengue fever continue to be reported from Dominican Republic. As of 20 November 2013, 14 432 cases, including 103 dengue related deaths 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.