Dengue Fever in Dominican Republic (Update)
03 Jun 2015
Dengue fever is a risk for travellers to Dominican Republic. As of 1 May 2015, a total of 1457 suspected cases have been reported.
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.