Climate change may bring another mosquito-borne illness to US

Courier-Journal: It's possible that a serious mosquito-borne virus — with no known vaccine or treatment — could migrate from Central Africa and Southeast Asia to the United States within a year, new research suggests. The chances of a U.S. outbreak of the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) varies by season and geography, with those regions typified by longer stretches of warm weather facing longer periods of high risk, according to the researchers' new computer model. "The only way for this disease to be transmitted......

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