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Chikungunya Virus Articles

Chikungunya Virus Has Spread To US

Chikungunya virus has made its appearance well known in the United States this year. In fact, cases have gone from a normal 28 per year to 39 reported since June 10th. The virus is transmitted by mosquito, but not human …

Chikungunya Virus Present In Leon County

On Wednesday, Leon County officials said that there are two cases of chikungunya virus that were found in the county. However, they said that the presence of the virus should cause no alarm, as it is not a threat to …

Chikungunya Virus: Should You Be Worried?

A virus with a strange name could be making its way to the United States. The Chikungunya virus is transmitted to humans by virus-carrying Aedes mosquitoes. The virus is similar to other Alphaviruses, and its symptoms can last anywhere from …