Dreaded Virus Reaches America

July 21, 2014 2:59 PM

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Dreaded Virus Reaches America

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Chikungunya virus seems, at first, to have a lot in common with dengue virus, another mosquito-borne pathogen. Both cause extremely painful diseases—chikungunya’s name comes from a Makonde word meaning “that which bends up,” referring to the contortions sufferers put themselves through due to intens...

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