So far this year, more than 13'000 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Singapore. The weekly number of dengue cases is expected to increase and reach another historic high. The start of the traditional peak of the dengue season is June.
Optimal mosquito protection 24/7: during the day against dengue, Zika, chikungunya etc. (see factsheet mosquito and tick bite protection
). In case of fever: paracetamol products and hydration. Do not take any medication containing the ingredient acetylsalicylic acid (e.g. Aspirin®), as this can increase the bleeding tendency in the event of a dengue infection (see also factsheet dengue