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Over 200 Canadians infected with ChikV - News - JamaicaObserver.com

OTTAWA, Canada (CMC) – Canada’s health agency says more than 200 Canadians have been infected by the chikungunya virus that has affected thousands of people in the… 188 more words


Chikungunya: An Emerging Arbovirus

Chikungunya, Makonde for “that which bends up”, is a disease caused by the Chikungunya virus. Symptoms include a high fever, a maculopapular rash of the trunk and limbs, and arthralgia affecting multiple limbs. 769 more words

Auris Rivero: Existe ausentismo por Chikungunya en escuelas carabobeñas #Carabobo

La presidenta de la Federación Venezolana de Maestros (FVM) seccional Carabobo, Auris Rivero, afirmó que existe ausentismo en las escuelas del estado debido a presuntos casos de Chikungunya. 105 more words


Una picadura endémica: el virus Chikungunya

No todos los virus son como el Ébola

Tras la crisis del Ébola, parece ser que España en general, y algunos políticos en particular, ha necesitado ser víctima de su azote para darse cuenta de la importancia de tener un buen sistema sanitario. 1,743 more words

Caribbean takes steps to fight mosquito virus

Source:  Travel Weekly
By Gay Nagle Myers
October 12, 2014

The spread of the chikungunya mosquito-borne illness, or chik-V for short, has Caribbean governments working to educate the public and to alert travelers to prevent the disease from damaging the region’s tourist-dependent economies. 51 more words

How to Recover from Chikungunya

Unfortunately, many of our readers (as I gathered from many posts by our 5,000 Facebook friends) have fallen prey to the Chikungunya virus. So I guess it’s time to share these timely Wikihow instructions on how to recover from chikungunya: 197 more words