This is due to damage to infrastructure, such as water and power supplies, possible sewage contamination and the proliferation of mosquito breeding sites.
The current outbreak of dengue in Tonga could be exacerbated if the...
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There are also concerns that Zika infection can, in rare instances, lead to Guillain-Barré syndrome, a serious immune system disorder.Zika has spread to many tropical and sub-tropical countries.Cases of Zika virus have been reported in Africa, southern Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas.Dengue fever is spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito and cannot be spread directly from person to person.Increased numbers of dengue fever cases have been rep...We encourage all New Zealanders to be mindful of water consumption and comply with local re...Read More The Pacific cyclone season begins on 1 November and runs until 30 April.The city of Cape Town is most severely affected and it has implemented water restrictions.Effective 1 February 2018, water restrictions of 50 litres per person per day apply.Water restrictions are in place to reduce demand and conserve water.The City of Cape Town has cautioned that more severe restrictions may be necessary.