Caribbean Virus Travel Alert!

Caribbean Virus Travel Alert!

By: Shellie Wylie The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a level 1 Travel Alert for the Caribbean. The mosquito-Chikungunya Virus or Chik-V, is rapidly spreading through the Caribbean. Chik-V is transmitted by an Aedes mosquito bite. The CDC as of their July 1 update stated that the virus is now present in 19 Caribbean countries. There are reports that the virus has shown up in the United States apparently from travelers recently...

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