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What things make chikungunya more likely?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Mosquitos

This illness is caused by mosquito bites from infected insects.
The mosq. Is usually fornd in tanzania and other parts of africa. It is rarely fateal and symptoms such as fever or joint pain are treated as they come. Prevention of mosq bites in infected areas such as bug spray is the best prevention.

In brief: Mosquitos

This illness is caused by mosquito bites from infected insects.
The mosq. Is usually fornd in tanzania and other parts of africa. It is rarely fateal and symptoms such as fever or joint pain are treated as they come. Prevention of mosq bites in infected areas such as bug spray is the best prevention.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
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In brief: Mosquitos & Africa

It is a virus that is transmitted through mosquitos in the tropical portions of africa, asia, and india.
So visiting or living in those areas, particularly during the rainy season, when mosquitos are most prevalent, would make infection more likely.

In brief: Mosquitos & Africa

It is a virus that is transmitted through mosquitos in the tropical portions of africa, asia, and india.
So visiting or living in those areas, particularly during the rainy season, when mosquitos are most prevalent, would make infection more likely.
Dr. James Eitner
Dr. James Eitner
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