Confirmed cases of Dengue fever Solomon Islands and Tuvalu

The World Health Organization has confirmed a significant increase of dengue fever cases in the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu. There have been 195 confirmed cases of dengue in the Solomon Islands  and 69 confirmed cases of dengue in Tuvalu since January 2014.

There is no vaccination to prevent dengue fever.  This type of mosquito is a daytime biter, travellers are advised to seek travel health advice to determine risk factors and how to use proper insect precautions.

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