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This image depicts a young woman standing outdoors, and holding a bottle of insect repellent. Zika is spread primarily by the bite of Aedes species mosquitoes (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). The best way to prevent Zika is to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Here, the woman is also wearing long sleeves to prevent mosquito bites.
Additional Information:
“CDC recommends using EPA-registered insect repellents with one of these active ingredients: DEET, picaridin, IR3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus or para-menthane-diol, or 2-undecanone. Always follow the product label instructions, and reapply as directed.”

Please see the links below for more on the subject of Zika virus.

Key Words: Zika, Mosquito, Insect Repellent

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Creation Date:2016
Photo Credit:Lauren Bishop
Links:CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD); Zika Virus
CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD); Zika Virus; Prevention
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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