Residents are advised to take relevant precautions to protect themselves from mosquitos by using effective insect repellent. Ensure that there are no potential breeding sites around your home and property, such as containers that can hold water.
Symptoms of Dengue Fever may include:
- Pain behind the eyes and in the joints, muscles and/or bones
- Severe headache and rash over most of body
- Mild bleeding from the nose or gums
- Victim bruises easily
- Metallic taste in mouth
Further important information can be obtained from the Queensland Health website.