All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chikungunya Virus’

Lindsay Lohan Seems to Think Meeting Fans Constitutes Community Service, May Face Jail Time

Lindsay Lohan seems to think meeting and greeting fans constitutes community service and now the beleaguered actress is once again under investigation. Although Lindsay Lohan is close to finishing her final community service sentence, an official alleges she may not have completed as many hours as she claims, according to the Associated Press. Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry …

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Lindsay Lohan Contracts Rare Virus

Lindsay Lohan has been released from King Edward VII’s hospital in London where she was being treated for symptoms of Chikungunya virus. Chikungunya virus causes fever, joint paint, fatigue and a rash. Lindsay Lohan contracted the rare and untreatable disease from bug bites while in French Polynesia over Christmas. Lindsay Lohan was later filming a commercial for Esurance in Los …

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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 to human. Fortunately, it isn’t fatal, but it is extremely painful. Reported cases are so far in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, …

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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 the public. The two Leon County residents infected with the virus contracted the illness on their trip to Haiti. In …

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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 two to five days. The most common symptoms reported by people who have contracted the virus are fever, rash and …

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