Chikungunya a mosquito-transmitted viral disease
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Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die. In 2008, an estimated 190-311 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 708,000 – 1,003,000 people died, most of them yound children in sub-Saharan Africa.
What is Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE)? EEE is a rare disease that is caused by a virus spread by infected mosquitoes. EEE virus (EEEV) is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). Tn the United States, approximately 5-10 EEE cases are reported annually. How do people get […]