Prevention of Chikungunya

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There is no vaccine available, which means that the best way to prevent the disease is to prevent bites using the following anti-mosquito measures: 


Use insect repellent (labelled and validated for this). Those that contain between 20% and 50% DEET are recommended for tropical zones. Equally effective are icaridin (>20%), IR3535 (>30%) and PMD (>30%). If you are also using sun protection, it should be applied before the repellent. 

Long-sleeved clothes and closed shoes or travel clothes

Wear long-sleeved, light-coloured clothing

Bed covered by a mosquito net

Use a mosquito net or air conditioning when sleeping

The donations that can be done through this webpage are exclusively for the benefit of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona through Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica and not for BBVA Foundation, entity that collaborates with the project of PortalClínic.


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