Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Encephalitis linked to Chikungunya

We posted a few articles this past summer on Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne disease that can cause debilitating joint pain. We had several cases in the greater Lake Gaston area this past summer!

It seems they have now linked it to encephalitis (brain infection) which can cause death.  Check out this article to learn a little more.