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Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK

Dengue Fever in Singapore

16 Jan 2014

During 2013, a total of 22 632 cases of dengue fever were recorded in Singapore. New cases continue to be reported as during the week 5-11 January 2014, 485 dengue infections were notified.

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.