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Dengue fever

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Dengue fever

What is the latest news on Degue Fever. I am visiting the Island at Christmas.

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61. Re: Dengue fever

Thanks for the recommendation Laptop. I will look our for some Buzz Off for my trip. Only about 7 weeks to go. Can't wait.

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62. Re: Dengue fever

Hi TwigsOxford, Boots Repel also has 50% Deet. Just back from Madeira and no problem with Mossies, but perhaps too early in the year.

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63. Re: Dengue fever

Re my earlier post (56) trip report now posted.

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We are travelling to Madeira next week,have only just found out about Dengue fever outbreak,have received advice and am hoping we will avoid mozzies Daph Cornwall

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65. Re: Dengue fever

It may be a bit early for lots of mossies, but just take sensible precautions ie insect repellent but you should not have a problem unless the weather is really hot, in which case they may be around. Not all the mossies in Madeira carry dengue fever.

Edited: 6:58 am, May 05, 2013
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66. Re: Dengue fever

Just returned from Madeira on 29th April. The weather was very hot for the first few days 31c but no sign of mozzies and I didn't get bitten at all. I did take vit b complex and a spray with deet in it.

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