Travelers encouraged to take precautions against chikungunya infection


Knoxville, Tenn. — With many residents making plans for spring and summer vacations and mission trips to the Caribbean, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is encouraging travelers to be aware of chikungunya. Widespread in many Caribbean countries, chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes. The insects contract the virus when they feed onContinue reading “Travelers encouraged to take precautions against chikungunya infection”