There’s been a lot of news about the Chikungunya virus since it was recently reported in our area. That’s because for the most part, mainland America has not been subject to it’s wrath, while in other parts of the world outbreaks are more common.
It first started showing up in the Caribbean about a year ago, and quickly spread to more than 20,000 cases. An alarming statistic for local mosquito control who are working to come up with strategy for combating a potential outbreak locally.
If you live in or around Naples, Fort Myers or Cape Coral it’s so important to us that you learn how to prevent mosquitoes from attacking your family with this debilitating disease.
Here’s what you need to know about this virus: Read the rest of this entry »