NJ Health Officials: 20 Residents Test Positive For Chikungunya Virus; West Nile Found In MosquitoesNew Jersey health officials are urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses this summer.
Officials: First US-Contracted Chikungunya Cases ConfirmedChikungunya virus is not usually deadly. Symptoms include fever and joint pain, as well as muscle aches, headaches, joint swelling and rash.
Schumer Concerned World Cup Fans Returning To U.S. Might Bring Back Mosquito-Borne VirusSchumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.
U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On 'Miserable' Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya VirusFirst there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes.