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Dengue Fever in Singapore (Update 1)

02 August 2011

As of Monday (25 Jul 2011), there are three clusters of dengue fever with more than 10 cases. Two are in residential areas; the Serangoon Central/Lor Lew Lian cluster has 14 cases while the Seletar Hills Drive/Jalan Ketumbit/Jalan Antoi/Jalan Keruing cluster has 11 cases. The third cluster of 22 cases is in the Woodlands industrial area.

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.