For the last few months we’ve been following the newest mosquito-borne disease to hit the United States: chikungunya. Up until last week, all the diagnosed cases in the U.S. 351 more words
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Recently we had a customer call us after a visit with her physician. She stated she was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and her physician mentioned the negative impact RA has on the immune system. 119 more words
Just last week, we posted about Chikungunya virus coming to New Hampshire through infected travelers. It would appear our post was right on time. Last week, on July 17th, the Florida Department of Health announced that state’s first confirmed cases of locally transmitted Chikungunya virus. 385 more words
If you’ve been reading our blog you know that Chikungunya is not related to chickens at all but a rapidly spreading mosquito-borne virus that is new to the United States. 382 more words
It was only a matter of time. From the moment the first cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus were detected spreading through the Caribbean, authorities were expressing concern about the possible introduction into North America. 1,032 more words
Chikungunya has arrived!
“Seven months after the mosquito borne virus chikungunya was recognized in the Western Hemisphere, the first locally acquired case of the disease has surfaced in the continental United States,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement. 353 more words