Texas confirms State’s first Chikungunya Case
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:32am
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes. The patient recently returned to Texas from a trip to the Caribbean where chikungunya has been causing human disease since late 2013.
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