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Mosquito bites: More than just an irritation?

For a lot of people, getting bitten by a mosquito is an unpleasant experience, leaving an angry red wheal that can last a few days. But aside from the irritation and itchiness it can cause, could the inflammation from bites … Continue reading

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Learning more about the Chikungunya virus

Chikungunya, an emerging viral infection carried by mosquitoes, has been making headlines across the US over the past few weeks. But what is Chikungunya? How does it spread? Jon Fuhrmann investigates. The American Centre for Disease Control (CDC) first reported … Continue reading

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