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Chik V Mosquito

Healthline | October 31, 2014
Chikungunya is a viral disease that usually causes fever and joint pain. Other symptoms include headache, muscle pain, swollen joints and rash. It’s transmitted to people by mosquitoes. How exactly does this happen? Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Kevin Harvey tells us.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Lorraine Mendez
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