There are no preventive drugs or vaccines to prevent chikungunya fever. The best way you can prevent chikungunya fever is by taking steps to avoid mosquitoes bites and control breeding of mosquito.
Measures to avoid mosquito bites include
Measures to prevent mosquito breeding
Public education on risk of transmission to others and the ways to minimize the risk of transmission are required. Besides this appropriate measures have to be taken by public health authorities to control chikungunya infection.
It is important to control vector-patient contact. The Aedes mosquito bites at daytime mostly in the morning and late afternoon.
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