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The Guardian

The Guardian
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:52:30 -0700

Spain detects first ever case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Officials say Valencia man 'most likely' infected with painful viral disease in Gandia, a seaside Mediterranean resort. A lab technician studies mosquito larvae that carry the ...

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:48:58 -0700

The Chikungunya virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Common symptoms of the virus include fever, joint pain, headache, swelling or a rash. The virus is mostly seen in Africa, Asia, Europe and islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

The Tico Times

The Tico Times
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:22:30 -0700

White stripes on the legs are the most common characteristic to identify the Aedes albopictus mosquito, one of the carriers of the chikungunya virus. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons). MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua reported Thursday its first death ...

AsiaOne

Brentwood Home Page
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:59:54 -0700

In the current issue of "Cell Host and Microbe," Vanderbilt University Medical Center's James Crowe, M.D., and his team report the first large panel of antibody treatments against the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. There have been almost 1.2 million ...

The Yucatan Times

The Yucatan Times
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:05:31 -0700

Mexican health authorities say they have spent 719 million pesos on education and information and containment and fumigation since the chikungunya virus first appeared in Mexico in June 2014. Some 30,000 health workers have been employed in tackling ...

Live Science

Live Science
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:03:45 -0700

A woman who caught chikungunya fever while vacationing in the Caribbean wound up losing some of the vision in her right eye permanently, according to a new report of her case. The findings suggest that vision problems may be an underreported effect of ...

Northdallasgazette

Northdallasgazette
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:11:15 -0700

mosquito3 The Garland Health Department (GHD) confirmed the first case of imported Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Garland in 2015 on Aug. 11. The individual was infected with the virus during recent travel to Mexico and is no longer contagious. CHIKV is ...

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:22:30 -0700

Chikungunya virus causes high fever and severe joint pain that start suddenly. It can also cause headache, muscle pain and rash. Chikungunya does not often result in death, but the symptoms can be disabling, and some people may get severe complications ...
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