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Chikungunya Fever-An Emerging Mosquito Virus of Concern

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June 30, 2014

As you prepare for the July 4th holiday, remember to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases. Outbreaks of Chikungunya fever were first reported in Tanzania in 1952. Chikungunya fever is a virus and two mosquito species ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aedes, Asian Tiger Mosquito, Chikungunya, CHIKV, Florida, Yellow Fever Mosquito

New mosquito-borne illness may be headed to United States, UF experts say

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April 26, 2007

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Walter Tabachnick wjt@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 124 Roxanne Connelly crr@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 172 Stephen Higgs sthiggs@utmb.edu, 409-747-2426 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The next mosquito-borne ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Chikungunya, Entomology And Nematology, Roxanne Connelly, Stephen Higgs, Walter Tabachnick

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