Posts with the tag: "chikungunya"
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya in the continental United States was reported in Florida last July. They keyword there is locally acquired - as in a mosquito here in the U.S. spread the disease. Previously, Chikungunya cases were only reported in individuals that had traveled to countries where the virus was common. So what is the status of Chikungunya today and has it spread to Hawaii? Let’s take a closer look.