chikungunya
A Triple Threat
A Triple Threat
Ashley P. Taylor | May 22, 2017
The mosquitoes that carry Zika may be able to transmit two other viruses at the same time.
Texas Considers GM Mosquitoes
Texas Considers GM Mosquitoes
Kerry Grens | Mar 28, 2017
In an effort to prevent the spread of Zika virus, Harris County officials are in discussions with Oxitec to release insects engineered to produce short-lived offspring.
Mosquitos Can Infect Humans with Zika and Chikungunya in One Bite
Mosquitos Can Infect Humans with Zika and Chikungunya in One Bite
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 15, 2016
New evidence suggests both viruses can cohabitate in a single mosquito.
Speaking of Microbiology
Speaking of Microbiology
Tanya Lewis and Tracy Vence | Jun 21, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the American Society for Microbiology’s annual meeting
Mosquito Bites May Worsen Viral Infection
Mosquito Bites May Worsen Viral Infection
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
The inflammation may make it easier for viruses like Zika to replicate in a host, according to a mouse study.
Oropouche Outbreak in Peru
Oropouche Outbreak in Peru
Tanya Lewis | Jun 6, 2016
The viral infection causes symptoms similar to those associated with Zika and dengue viruses. 
New Test for Zika OKed
New Test for Zika OKed
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2016
The US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval for a combination diagnostic that can distinguish between Zika, dengue, and chikungunya infections.
GM Mosquito Cuts Wild-Type Numbers
GM Mosquito Cuts Wild-Type Numbers
Kerry Grens | Jul 21, 2015
Release of a transgenic version of Aedes aegypti, a species that can carry dengue virus, decimated a local population of non-mutated mosquitoes, according to a study.
Chikungunya Transmission in France
Chikungunya Transmission in France
Molly Sharlach | Oct 24, 2014
The World Health Organization reports four locally acquired cases of the virus in the country.
DARPA Challenge to Predict Chikungunya Spread
DARPA Challenge to Predict Chikungunya Spread
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 19, 2014
Contest aims to identify models that accurately forecast outbreaks.