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 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Havana

Location: Worldwide Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries . The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox   is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination ). Actions to Take: Travelers should AVOID  :  Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or ... Read More»
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