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Zika Readiness: DEET & Permethrin

Other than killing mosquitoes per se, the standard of care for preventing mosquito bites, the main risk for transmission of Zika virus, is topical skin application of DEET repellent and treating clothing with permethrin to make them a fatal chemical barrier to insects. This is the best possible protection against infected mosquitoes.

For more detailed information check out “Mosquito Measures”.