Outbreak of chikungunya fever affects 200 in Limo, Depok, Indonesia

Health officials have reported an outbreak of chikungunya fever in Limo, Depok, that has affected at least 200 people in the past month.

Travellers to this area can reduce their risk of exposure to chikungunya fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with chikungunya fever may not seek medical care and may not be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Chikungunya Fever.

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