Travelers Beware of Chikungunya Virus from Mosquitoes

June 6, 2014, Allisen Cole, PharmD, Pharmacy Manager (Eaton)
Allisen Cole, PharmD, Pharmacy Manager (Eaton)

Chikungunya is a disease which is spread to humans by the bite of an infected Asian tiger mosquito called aedes albopictus. It is spreading quickly through the Caribbean and travelers should beware. Read more about symptoms, prevention, and treatment here.

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