Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Mediterranean Region (Vallauris, near Cannes) and Caluire-et-Cuire, near Lyon

Event:  Locally acquired dengue virus infection has been reported in France.  Six locally acquired cases of the disease were reported in the city of Vallauris, near Cannes, and one in Caluire-et-Cuire, near Lyon.

CDC has issued a Level 1 Travel Notice (   Travelers to areas in France where dengue has been reported can protect themselves against dengue infection by taking steps to prevent mosquito bites during the summer and early autumn.

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