ID#: 21779
This 2016 image, depicted a young woman standing outdoors, while rubbing insect repellent from a bottle onto the exposed skin of her face. She was avoiding her eyes, mouth, and any cut, or irritated skin. 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 was also wearing long sleeves to prevent mosquito bites.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Creation Date: 2016
Photo Credit: Lauren Bishop
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.