A case of chikungunya in Spain

The first case of locally acquired chikungunya fever has been detected in Gandía. The patient had no history of travel outside the region.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk for travellers in this area is very low, all travellers to areas where chikungunya fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to this virus by following all recommendations for avoiding mosquito bites.

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