Health Alert: Dengue

Location: Countrywide Event: Dengue is endemic throughout Southeast Asia, including Laos, and is a leading cause of febrile illness among travelers.  Risk of Dengue in Laos is present nationally and year-round.  Peak transmission occurs during warmer and wetter months, usually from May to October. Actions to Take: Visit the CDC’s website for health information on Dengue and on …

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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – July 25, 2018

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – July 25, 2018 Location: Southern Laos: Attapeu and Champasak Provinces Event: Damage to a hydroelectric dam in Attapeu Province has resulted in severe flooding along the Xe Pian River in southern Lao PDR.  Flooding is also expected in Pakse in the coming days due to cresting …

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