There is a rampant rise in the cases of Chickengunya in the Capital region.
After being stormed with various cases of dengue, the hospitals and clinics here are seeing various cases of Chickengunya.
The sharp rise has been due to the unprecedented rains and is expected to continue till October.
Here are a few ways to protect yourself from. this infection as no vaccine exists for this.
• Stay away from mosquitoes
• Do not allow water to collect anywhere as it then becomes the breeding ground for these mosquitoes
• These mosquitoes bite mostly during the day, so try and be covered as much as possible.
• Use odomos or any mosquito repellent cream.
And remember that prevention is better than cure!