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FAQ

Is dengue fever contagious?

Page last updated 19 June 2020

Dengue fever is not spread from person to person, but is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

 

Sources & Citations

3. Australian Government. Department of Health. Dengue Fact Sheet. Available at: https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/BF7B5828E045FE55CA257FE900207D87/$File/Dengue-Fever-Factsheet.pdf (accessed 12 June 2020).

MAT-AU-2000116 - Date of preparation June 2020