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Dengue Fever in Mexico

01 Dec 2014

Dengue fever is ongoing in Mexico. States reporting cases: Baja California Sur, 3682 confirmed cases, Sonora, 2992 cases and Hermosillo, 970 cases.

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.