There is no vaccine but since sandflies cannot fly above 3m.
Sleeping above the ground helps.
fever has an incubation of 3-8 days with abrupt onset of fever,
chills, headache (retro orbital - behind the eyes), muscle
and joint pains.
symptoms are intense, followed by weakness and then recovery.
Diagnosis is by history although more severe infections like
Dengue Fever and Malaria should be ruled out.
A blood test will confirm infection. Specific treatment for
the relief of symptoms is recommended.
Sandfly Fever links