Dengue Fever in Dominican Republic (Update)
12 Oct 2015
Dengue fever cases continue to be reported in Dominican Republic. As of 4 September 2015, a total of 6268 suspected 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.