Comments for: Maine records cases of tropical diseases, state warns parents ahead of February break

Posted Feb. 02, 2012, at 2:41 p.m.

Parents jetting overseas with their kids for February vacation should take precautions against diseases including malaria and dengue fever, according to state health officials. Both illnesses, borne by mosquitoes, have shown up in Maine over the last year, along with cases of hepatitis A and leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease found …

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