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Mosquitoes can spread many diseases, including chikungunya fever. Chikungunya fever can be found in many regions of the world including Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the Indian subcontinent. Wearing insect repellant can help protect against mosquitoes bites.
For more information about insect repellent, see HealthLinkBC File #96 Insect Repellents and DEET. For more information about chikungunya fever, visit Healthy Canadians – Chikungunya. For up to date travel health notices, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada – Travel Health.
Adaptation Date: 6/13/2023
Adapted By: HealthLink BC
Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC