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How Will Zika Spread? Look at Chikungunya, CDC Head Says

NBCNews.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
If you want to know how quickly the Zika virus will spread, just look at what happened in Puerto Rico with a related virus, chikungunya, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Puerto Rico can expect to be hit ...

What it's like to have Chikungunya, Zika's agonizing cousin

The City Paper Bogota - ‎8 hours ago‎
Don't let the names confuse you. Chikungunya is a tongue and body twister, while Zika is its pandemic imposter. Both originate with the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Yucatán signs international agreement to combat dengue, chikungunya and zika

The Yucatan Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
DETROIT, Mich. - On Sunday February 7th, in the city of Detroit, Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata Bello signed with the authorities of the Institute for International Health and the College of Natural Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), and ...

This Fish May Hold The Secret To Prevent Zika, Dengue And Chikungunya

Latin Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
According to Reuters, a group of young volunteers in El Salvador have developed a project which they place Sambo fish in water tanks and deposits to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes that transmit zika, dengue and chikungunya because the animals ...
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Colombia: Sincelejo man contracts dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika fever simultaneously

Outbreak News Today - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
A Colombian man has been diagnosed with co-infections of three mosquito borne viruses transmitted by the Aedes vector, dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika, according to a study published in the Journal of Infection and Public Health. Colombia/CIA.

Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya - all you should know

Jamaica Observer - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Jamaica Observer Online is keeping our readers in touch with the latest news on the Zika virus, Dengue and Chikungunya. Read and be informed.

Aethlon Medical Announces Dengue Virus Study Approval, Chikungunya Virus Capture Data and Completion of U.S. ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Aethlon also disclosed that in vitro studies conducted by the National Institute of Virology (NIV) have validated the rapid capture of Chikungunya virus by small-scale versions of the Aethlon Hemopurifier. The NIV is a leading infectious disease ...
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Thermacell Repellent Fights Aedes Mosquitoes that Carry Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermacell repellent products create a 15ft x 15ft zone of protection that repels mosquitoes, including Aedes mosquitoes, the type of mosquito that spreads the Zika, dengue, and chikungunya viruses. With ...
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Clip-On Device Provides Protection Against Mosquitoes That Transmit Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue, And Yellow Fever

Tech Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A clip-on repellent device is deemed effective in warding off bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is the primary vector of the Zika virus and other tropical infections chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever. The OFF! Clip-On prevents mosquito ...
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1St death in Brazil from rare Chikungunya-related disease

Fox News Latino - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
A Brazilian hospital has reported the death of a patient from acute myositis caused by the Chikungunya virus - transmitted by the same mosquito that carries the Zika virus - in the first such case in this country and only the fifth worldwide.

New Caledonia reports two chikungunya cases

Outbreak News Today - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes such as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. It can cause high fever, join and muscle pain, and headache.
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Homem tem zika, dengue e chikungunya ao mesmo tempo

Ambiente Já - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Foi o primeiro registro de ocorrência simultânea das doenças transmitidas pelo Aedes aegypti em uma única pessoa. A informação é avançada pelo jornal brasileiro Globo que cita a revista científica Journal of Infection and Public Health. O paciente, um ...

Assessing Chikungunya risk in a metropolitan area of Argentina through satellite images and mathematical models

DG News - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
BACKGROUND Chikungunya fever is a viral disease that recently invaded the American continent. In America, it is transmitted mainly by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, but Aedes albopictus is the main vector in other regions of the world.
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Despreparo é empecilho para tratar dengue, zika e chikungunya na PB

Globo.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Um exemplo do despreparo do país para lidar com a dengue, a zika e a chikungunya. No interior da Paraíba, os casos dessas doenças dispararam, mas o hospital não tem laboratório para fazer exame de sangue e nem formulário para dar conta de tanto ...

Pacote de ações combaterá zika vírus, dengue, chikungunya e o Aedes

Portal Brasil - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Um conjunto de medidas de pesquisa e desenvolvimento e de combate ao Aedes aegypti e às doenças transmitidas pelo mosquito - zika, dengue e chikungunya - deve ser lançado pelo governo até o final deste mês. O pacote envolve recursos para estudos ...
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Waspada, Nyamuk Chikungunya Ancam Warga Medan

Metro TV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Metrotvnews.com, Medan: Cuaca tidak menentu yang melanda sebagian besar wilayah Sumatera Utara berpotensi memicu berkembangnya sarang nyamuk.

AIIMS director on tackling infections like Dengue and Chikungunya

Newslaundry - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
AIIMS director on tackling infections like Dengue and Chikungunya. Boom talks to Dr M C Misra, director AIIMS Delhi, about capacity-building in public policy, healthcare, infrastructure and manufacturing.

Médica diz que sintomas de zika, dengue e chikungunya se confundem

Globo.com - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A médica infectologista Rita Uchoa, que trabalha em Rio Branco, fala sobre a diferença entre a dengue, zika e chikungunya. A especialista explica que inicialmente o paciente pode se confundir ao contrair uma das doenças devido aos sintomas serem ...
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Phila. health workers prepare for Zika

Philly.com - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Forty-four cases of chikungunya and 19 of dengue fever have been reported in Philadelphia over the last several years, all travel-related.
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Trujillo: Detectan nuevo caso de chikungunya

Diario Correo - ‎14 hours ago‎
Un nuevo caso del virus de chikungunya se registró en el distrito de El Porvenir, ubicado en la provincia de Trujillo, esta vez en una madre de embarazada. Al respecto, el gerente regional de Salud, Luis Arteaga Temoche, realizó una visita al hospital ...
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