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Vaccine Developed for Chikungunya, Mosquito-Borne Illness

The World Health Organization reports there have been almost two million cases of the mosquito-borne illness, Chikungunya, throughout parts of Asia since 2005. Researchers are testing an experimental vaccine to prevent outbreaks, which also occur in Africa and the Americas.   The virus is transmitted through infected female mosquitoes that bite during the day.  The mosquitos also transmit other viral diseases including Dengue fever.   In fact, the symptoms of chikungunya...

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