WHO: Q&A – Zika virus prevention through mosquito control
Avoid mosquitos to avoid Zika virus. People catch Zika virus by being bitten by an infected Aedes mosquito – the same type of mosquito that spreads dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. Watch the video to learn how to protect yourself against being bitten by the Aedes mosquito by reducing breeding sites; using insect repellent regularly; wearing clothes light-coloured clothes that cover the whole body; and using physical barriers such as window screens, closed doors and windows.
For more information on the prevention of the Zika Virus watch this video