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Chikungunya: What you should know before your tropical vacation

WATCH ABOVE: Christina Stevens takes a look at the Chikungunya Virus – a virus transferred by mosquitoes that can lead to severe joint pain.

If you are heading south this winter, be aware that a mosquito-borne disease has taken hold of much of the Caribbean and Central and South America. 487 more words


Who will rescue us from CHIKV?

originally posted on jamaicanjournal

My hands feel like useless claws in the mornings. So too do my feet as I stumble and hobble out of bed first thing. 211 more words


Desmienten que el chikungunya se transmita de manera viral

El doctor Rafael Orihuela y la presidenta de la Sociedad Venezolana de Infectología, Elia Sánchez, advirtieron este martes queel chikungunya solo se transmite por medio del mosquito infectado… 345 more words



Aedes aegypti mosquito

In a troubling development with possible health ramifications for Americans, Mexico has reported its first domestic case of the painful viral disease chikungunya, which is spread by mosquitoes. 219 more words

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A 19 year old man is held for murder: Can the Minister of National Security and the Minister of Youth and Culture help unless they turn to God in Christ Jesus

I read my Bible to see what men ought to do; and read my newspapers to see what are doing.

Lord renew thy church beginning with me; Lord renew thy church that the church may renew the nation(s) 2,293 more words

How many Canadians have had kissing bug disease?

TORONTO – They’re parasites that feed on people’s faces in the still of the night. And while the infection they spread typically occurs in Latin America, cases of Chagas disease are now popping up in the United States. 878 more words