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Dengue Fever in Fiji (Update)

01 Apr 2015

The outbreak of dengue fever in Fiji is ongoing. As of 27 March 2015, the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 426 nationally. The worst affected province is Mauata and new cases are said to be increasing.

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.