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Dengue Fever in Thailand (Update)

14 Oct 2015

The dengue fever outbreak in Thailand is ongoing and as of 2 October 2015, a total of 80 951 cases have been reported nationally. The provinces most affected include: Rayong, Petchburi, Rachaburi, Trad and Uthaithani.

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.