Chikungunya fever is a viral disease caused due to bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. Currently there is no vaccine or any other preventive medication for chikungunya fever. The only way you can prevent yourself from chikungunya fever is don't get bit by a mosquito. Ways to prevent chikungunya fever include:
Precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes: Some precautions which can help to reduce the risk of mosquito bites are:
Ways to reduce mosquito breeding:
Most importantly patients with chikungunya fever should avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes to prevent transmission of infection to others.
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