UPDATE ON DENGUE FEVER CASES IN MADERIA, PORTUGAL
The Portuguese Ministry of Public Health has updated the number of Dengue fever cases reported in Madeira, Portugal to 52 confirmed cases and 404 probable cases.
In addition, cases of Dengue fever associated with travel to Madeira have been reported in other European countries; England (1), France (2) and Sweden (1). The person affected in England is recovering well.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) does not recommend any restrictions on travel to Madeira, but travellers are advised to protect themselves from mosquito bites by taking necessary precautions.
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