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Anita Skinner Deputy matron/manager, Lourdes Community Nursing Home in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

A CPD article helped Anita Skinner to advise overseas travellers on the prevention of dengue fever

Dengue fever is a notifiable infectious disease in England because of its geographic expansion and the increase in the number of epidemics. The article highlighted the importance of informing overseas travellers of the risk of acquiring dengue fever and advising them on personal protective measures.

Nursing Standard. 28, 1,59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.09.28.1.59.s49