BBC News Explores Five Diseases Spread By Mosquitoes
BBC News: Humanity’s global battle with mosquitoes
“All over the world we cannot escape mosquito bites — and the diseases they carry. An epidemic of chikungunya — a viral disease carried by daytime-biting mosquitoes — is currently raging in the Caribbean. There are more than 5,900 suspected cases affecting almost half the islands, and even French Guiana on the mainland…” BBC explores five diseases spread by mosquitoes (Crouch/McGrath, 3/29).