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Chikungunya Virus

Chikungunya: Stemming the Blood-Sucking Tide

Diana Fasanella | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

Why would I make snarky comments about a mosquito-borne virus that's sneaking into Florida from the Caribbean and freaking out health officials like it's the Bubonic plague?

9 Must-Know Facts About The Chikungunya Virus

Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kitty Appel, HuffPost Healthy Living Cases of chikungunya virus seen in the United States are atypically high this year because of an outbreak o...

Florida Man Is First Case Of Chikungunya Virus Acquired In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

UPDATED July 18: The Florida Department of Health reported that there are actually two cases of locally acquired chikungunya in Florida. One case is i...

The Mosquito-Transmitted Virus You Should Know About

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

Beware of mosquitos. In some places, they could be carrying a very unpleasant virus with symptoms similar to dengue fever. Chikungunya, which was ...

Another Threat to America's Health Security

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

CDC is America's health protection agency. Along with our partners, our public health experts put their boots on the ground 24/7 to find, stop, and prevent new disease threats. Yet in the past four years, CDC's budget authority has been cut by nearly $1 billion.