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Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK

Dengue Fever in India (Delhi)

03 Sep 2015

Dengue fever cases have been reported by the media in Delhi, northern India. More than 780 cases have been reported and of those, 250 were identified in the last week.

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.