Franca has declared a major epidemic of the chikungunya virus in its overseas territory of Martinique in the French Antilles. The mosquito-borne disease first appeared in December and has increased to hit 5,000 new cases per week. Duration: 01:35
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Reuters - US Online Video (July 18, 2014) Health officials confirm a man in Florida has been diagnosed with chikungunya becoming the first locally contracted case in the U.S. Linda So reports.
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Washington Post (June 12, 2015) With the MERS death toll climbing higher in South Korea, here's what scientists know about the virus, how it spreads, and whether it poses a global threat.
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Newsy (Aug. 9, 2014) As the number of victims from the Ebola virus rises international governments and individuals alike are sorting out how to deal with the deadly virus.
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AFP (Oct. 13, 2014) The United States must "rethink" its approach to controlling the Ebola virus after a Texas healthcare worker was infected with the often deadly virus, officials said Monday. Duration: 00:43
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