We have identified you may not be viewing TRAVAX optimally because the browser you are using is unsupported - click here.


Dengue Fever in Bahamas

02 August 2011

The number of confirmed cases of dengue fever has more than doubled in the past 2 days, according to the health minister who confirmed that up to 28 Jul 2011, there were 195 cases. All reported cases of dengue fever so far have been non-fatal.

Advice for Travellers

Avoidance of mosquito bites, particularly during daylight hours, by covering up with clothing, the use of bite avoidance measures such as repellent and bed nets is advised. Elimination of breeding sites around hotel rooms/houses is advised for longer term stays.