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Currently there is no prevention for this virus causing disease. There are no anti-viral medications available although your own immune system is the best fighter for this virus. Mosquito repellents can be used to avoid from getting bitten and wearing clothing that is covering your extremities is a big help. Eliminating mosquito-breeding sites is another key prevention measure. The mosquito bites in the day time and reduces its humming of the wings while it is approaching the target and it will often bite from beneath the arms. There are several ways of prevention:

  Mosquito control by either larval control and adult mosquito control.
  Reduce mosquito bites, especially during daylight hours.

Figure 1: Chikungunya prevention through mosquito control and insect repellent