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Dengue Fever in Colombia

02 May 2012

As of 23 Apr 2012, 5,170 dengue fever cases have been confirmed throughout the country and two deaths have been reported. The highest incidence rates are from Huila (15%), Meta, Valle and Caqueta (8% each). Children under the age of 14 years have been the most affected by the infection.

Advice for Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the risk of dengue fever and be advised to use personal protection methods to avoid mosquito bites.