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Chikungunya Vaccine Shows Promise

Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 08/14/2014 07:07 PM EDT on LiveScience A new vaccine against chikungunya — a virus that showed up...

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...

Cuba's Football Hangover

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.13.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Gone is the last game, the German goal, Götze's hands raising the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Some of the excitement remains, it's true, but the roar that ran through Havana when the ball entered the goal in Rio De Janeiro or Sal Paulo is now just a memory.

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 ...

Painful And Rapid Spread Of New Virus In Caribbean

AP | EZEQUIEL ABIU LOPEZ | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic (AP) — They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much pain in their joints they can barely walk or use...

Chikungunya Virus Spreads Rapidly In Haiti

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A mosquito-borne virus that was detected for the first time in Haiti last week has quickly spread throughout the Caribb...

Chikungunya Virus Gains Foothold In Caribbean

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A recently arrived mosquito-borne virus that causes an abrupt onset of high fever and intense joint pain is rapidly gaining...

Chikungunya Virus Spreads In The Dominican Republic

AP | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Health officials in the Dominican Republic say a mosquito-borne virus has spread widely since making its fi...

Will Chikungunya Fever In The Caribbean Spread To The US?

Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living

By Marc Lallanilla, Assistant Editor Published: 02/11/2014 09:03 AM EST on LiveScience Health experts are concerned that chikungunya fever — a...