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Dengue Fever in Singapore

28 Apr 2015

Dengue fever has been reported from Singapore. As of 17 April 2015, a total of 2480 cases have been recorded.

Advice for Travellers

Avoidance of mosquito bites, particularly during daylight hours, is recommended. Bite avoidance measures include: covering up with clothing, the use of insect repellent and bed nets impregnated with insecticide. Reduction of mosquito breeding sites around hotel rooms/homes is advised for longer term stays.