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Chikungunya

This mosquito-borne viral disease causes severe joint pain and fever, and sometime it can be fatal.

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Dengue Prevention: Artificially-infected Mosquitoes may Hold Key to Halting Dengue Spread
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The findings of the .....
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Bacteria to Fight Dengue Virus
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