Avoiding mosquito bites is the main way to prevent Zika virus in travellers. Public Health England have released a new information leaflet: Mosquito Bite Avoidance for Travellers https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/500966/Mosquito_advice_sheet_FINAL_with_NaTHNAC_logo.pdf
It includes five simple rules to follow to avoid the risk of infections transmitted by mosquitos.
At Harrow Health Care Centre we provide a 30 minute Travel Health Consultation with our nurses. We are able to advise you on the risk of mosquito born disease for your trip. We can advise on mosquito bite avoidance measures, we also have a selection of mosquito nets and insect repellent for sale. We also stock malaria tablets if recommended for your trip.