More than one-third of the world’s population lives in regions at-risk for dengue viral infection, and as many as 400 million people are affected by the disease annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 472 more words
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - First, West Nile Virus.
Now, we’re being told to brace for the arrival of another mosquito-borne illness.
It’s called chikungunya, and symptoms can include fever, headaches, rash and joint pain so severe it can actually lead to a permanent disability. 218 more words
This is what happens when a serious health topic becomes a viral music video on social media.
A local Dominican artist called K2 La Para Musical has released a catchy, parodic song about Chikungunya, “the virus that is killing in the Dominican Republic,” as stated at the beginning of the video. 326 more words