Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Chikungunya virus spreads through French Antilles

Date:
July 12, 2014
Source:
AFP / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
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 Video provided by AFP


Related Videos

last updated on 2014-10-20 at 7:29 am EDT

Chikungunya Virus Contracted In U.S. For First Time

Chikungunya Virus Contracted In U.S. For First Time

Newsy (July 18, 2014) — Chikungunya's been found in two people in Florida who contracted it locally; the virus is spread through mosquitos and causes severe pain. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey

At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey

AP (July 30, 2014) — At least 20 New Jersey residents have tested positive for chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has spread through the Caribbean. (July 30) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
First Case of Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Acquired in U.S.

First Case of Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Acquired in U.S.

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. Video provided by Reuters
Powered by NewsLook.com
Shocking Away Melanoma

Shocking Away Melanoma

Ivanhoe (Dec. 30, 2013) — This year, 76,000 Americans were diagnosed with skin cancer. Once it spreads it’s extremely difficult to treat. But doctors are now zapping away some of the most stubborn tumors.
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins