Chikungunya is spread by two species of mosquitoes that are commonly found in the United States, according to entomologists at the U.S. Army Public Health Command. The Aedes aegypti is one mosquito species that can spread the chikungunya virus.

Protect yourself from new-to-U.S. virus carried by mosquitoes

A virus called "chikungunya" carried by mosquitoes that are common in the continental United States is likely to appear in locations where Soldiers, Army civilians and their families work and live....READ MORE

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