Health Alert for U.S. Citizens in Cuba on Dengue Fever

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Havana (30 August 2022) Location: Cuba Event: A surge of dengue fever has been confirmed in Cuba. Dengue is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, specifically the Aedes species (Ae. aegypti or Ae. albopictus). Actions to Take:  Use  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents with one of the active ingredients:  DEET, Picaridin (known as KBR 3023 and Picaridin outside the …

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