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Chikungunya

Chikungunya is an infection caused by a chikungunya virus. Let us look into the details of this disease and know more about it.

People affected with chikungunya virus show some symptoms are not asymptomatic. 440 more words

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 CHIKUNGUNYA (“TO WALK BENT”)

Chikungunya is a relatively rare viral fever that is caused by the bite of infected mosquitoes.  These mosquitoes can be found biting throughout daylight hours, though there may be peaks of activity in the early morning and late afternoon.   381 more words

Health

Mozzie fighters doing their bit to stop dengue

Innisfail Advocate 12 May 2018 p. 5

JOHN Harrison is a Wangan resident who doesn’t like dengue. His past experience of contracting the mosquitoborne disease, along with his determination to protect his grandchildren, has driven him to be involved in working to reduce the threat of dengue and zika in his local area. 32 more words

Virology

Dengue 'hot spots' provide map to chikungunya and Zika outbreaks

EurekAlert 11 May 2018

Identifying dengue fever “hot spots” can provide a predictive map for outbreaks of chikungunya and Zika — two other viral diseases that, along with dengue, are spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. 50 more words

Virology

Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly, C.D.C. Finds

Excerpted from The NY Times : (05/01/2018)

Farewell, carefree days of summer.

The number of people getting diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has more than tripled in the United States in recent years, federal health officials reported on Tuesday. 519 more words

Lyme

This Summer Stay Protected

It is that time of the year again. The monsoons in 2018 have been predicted to be on time and 97% of the average which is a good sign for our farmers. 443 more words

Lifestyle

Disease

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: Mauritania

The Mauritania Ministry of Health has reported a confirmed case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Ould Yengé commune, Guidimaka region located in the southern-most part of the country. 163 more words

Disease