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  5/19/2013, Sivan 10, 5773

Travel Alert: Dengue Fever in Thailand

The Foreign Ministry issued an alert about dengue fever, Sunday, to travellers in Thailand. The disease, which is transmitted by mosquitos, can be fatal, and there is no vaccine or medicine to prevent it.

Thousands of cases have been reported since the beginning of the year, with 33 deaths reported as of April 30th, particularly in the northeastern part of the country.