International travelers are at risk of dengue infection if they are going to dengue endemic areas. The risk of infection is especially high if there is an outbreak or epidemic at your time of travel.
Currently there is no vaccine for dengue and no specific drug to treat dengue infection. Hence personal protection from mosquito bite is very important. Care at home can help prevent dengue fever and decrease complications if you develop dengue fever. Many patients recover without any sequel or complications if treated appropriately.
Personal prophylactic measures to prevent mosquito bites and dengue infection
If you develop high fever, body ache and other symptoms like dengue fever consult a doctor to diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Remember that there is no cure for dengue fever and treatment is symptomatic.
Treatment at home if you develop dengue fever
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