[E]bola isn’t the only disease running rampant in parts of the world. Chikungunya, Dengue Fever, and Malaria are vector-borne illnesses that not only debilitate but can also cause death. Below is an excerpt from yesterday’s report regarding current cases in Venezuela, but the three diseases–all spread by mosquitoes.
In 2014, Venezuela had over 150,000 recorded cases of dengue, malaria, and Chikungunya, the report said.The country also had 1.2 million fever episodes without a precise diagnoses, according to the report by the Health Observatory and another group called We Defend the Epidemiology of Venezuelan Society.
via Venezuela in grip of severe tropical disease outbreak: NGOs.