Miserable Mosquito-Borne Virus Hits NY State
It’s that time of the year. Outside at early evening into the night? Better spray something anti-mosquito on.
The chikungunya virus — or “chik-v” — has sickened tens of thousands of people throughout the Caribbean with high fever and severe pain. It’s now hit America, and it’s making people sick. The article linked below states:
“This is not a fatal infection; it’s just a miserable infection,” said Dr. William Schaffner, chairman of Vanderbilt University’s Department of Preventive Medicine.