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Dengue Fever in Vietnam

12 Jun 2012

The municipal Preventive Medicine Department of Ho Chi Minh City, reported that there were almost 650 cases of dengue fever recorded in May (2012), this is an increase of 27% compared with April of this year.
Infections occurred in most districts and precincts and cases of dengue fever are expected to rise in the coming rainy season.

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.