Mosquito-borne viruses on the rise

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Everybody will have noticed that the warmer temperatures and rainy weather have brought out a variety of insects. The Texas Department of State Health Services has been reporting for two mosquito-borne viruses, Chikungunya and West Nile. On July 7, confirmed the first case of the viral chikungunya disease in Texas.
 
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