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Preventive Measures for Travelers

Travelers should be advised to take measures to avoid being bitten by Aedes mosquitoes. These preventive measures are recommeded by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and include the following:
Select accommodations with well-screened windows or air-conditioning when possible. Aedes mosquitoes typically live indoors and are often found in dark, cool places such as in closets, under beds, behind curtains, and in bathrooms. A traveler should be advised to use insecticides to get rid of mosquitoes in these areas.
Wear clothing that adequately covers the arms and legs, especially during the early morning and late afternoon.
Apply insect repellent to both skin and clothing (e.g., permethrin). The most effective repellents contain DEET.
For long-term travelers, empty and clean or cover any standing water that can be mosquito-breeding sites in your accommodation (see also prevention by mosquito control).

See also:

Protection Against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods: Details on products and practices to reduce your exposure to mosquitoes and other dangerous vectors
Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF): Background on dengue for travelers and travel medicine practitioners.
CDC Travel Notices: Outbreaks and Information