Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Chikungunya, a Highly Painful Virus

Experts Watch for Spread of Chikungunya, a Highly Painful Virus
The disease carried by mosquitoes has been found in Africa and Asia for many years, but appeared in Italy in 2007. People rarely die from it, but the muscle and joint pain can last for weeks or months. Transcript of radio broadcast: 11 April 2009

Nothing But Nets is a grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa.

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