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Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Mosquito-borne illness is a significant public health concern, both to the Department of Defense (DoD) and to the broader national and international public health community. To prevent an outbeak of any mosquito-borne illness, it's important to control the mosquito population and protect yourself from mosquito bites. 

Planning a trip? 

Mosquito bites are bothersome enough, but when you consider risks, like getting sick with Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya or other mosquito-borne illness, its important to protect yourself and your family when traveling.

For More Information

To learn more about mosquito-borne illnesses including information about prevention, travel guidance and published materials see the Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Illness Page

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  • Watch this video to learn how to avoid mosquitoes this summer.

Infographic with tips for mosquito bite prevention.

Last Updated 8/25/2016

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