A conference attendee looks at a projection of the Earth on Monday, the opening day of the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change, in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't bite me: The female of a mosquito called aedes aegypti can transmit yellow fever, dengue fever and chikungunya. David Scharf/Science Source hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Chikungunya, A Mosquito-Borne Virus, Might Be Scarier Than We Thought

It typically causes fever and joint pain. A new study looks at a possible link to encephalitis, a brain infection.

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