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Chikungunya virus??? But of course!

Immediately following my spring vacation in Culebra, I began experiencing severe joint pain, muscle aches and an extreme lack of energy. I knew something was wrong.   348 more words


2nd Chikungunya Case In Dallas County

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas County Health and Human Services reported Wednesday the county’s second case of the Chikungunya virus this year. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites. 362 more words


Papaya Leaf Juice ... right under our noses!

The other day, I posted Chikungunya – you cannot begin to imagine … to explain what it is we’ve all been going through while suffering from this mosquito-borne disease with the funny name. 203 more words

Susan Toy

Storms of Life

Is this the only image you see when trials come into your life? All seems to have lost color, beauty. All you can see is the clouds of hurt, bitterness rising up against the spreading cloud bank of darkness, which meets the skyline to overtake the only shadow of horizon. 312 more words


Experimental chikungunya vaccine induces robust antibody response

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 14 August 2014) An experimental vaccine to prevent the mosquito-borne viral illness chikungunya elicited neutralizing antibodies in all 25 adult volunteers who participated in a recent early-stage clinical trial conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. 24 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Victoria TX Mosquito Control Can Help Prevent West Nile Virus Carriers from Raiding Your Yard

While the summer is nearing its end, mosquito season is not over yet. In fact, we probably have a couple of months of solid mosquito activity. 570 more words

State health officials warn about vibrio and chikungunya risks while traveling, enjoying water - USA


State health officials on Wednesday (Aug. 13) issued a warning to Louisianans to immediately seek medical attention if they believe they have come in contact with one of two diseases that put some anglers and beach travelers at risk. 472 more words