Chikungunya adds to Dengue scare in India The situation in the Indian city of Delhi.

Doctors state as both diseases are notifiable and only a virology test can confirm which is which, confusion is unavoidable. Both are spread by the Aedes Egypti mosquito, and also have similar symptoms such as for example rashes, body ache, headaches, fever and falling platelet count. As neither the dengue virus, nor Chikungunya virus possess specific medications, treatment for both is mostly symptomatic, and analgesics and anti-fever medications will be the most reliable. Related StoriesHiroshima University experts demonstrate how Sendai virus escapes host immune systemCamels in Kenya infected by MERS virus, new study findsBlocking calcium-signaling pathway could inhibit Ebola virus and other sources of deadly infectionsThe appearance of Chikungunya virus could also add to the panic.Some berries, leaves, mushrooms, or roots look yummy but they could make you sick. If you want to harvest goodies on your own trip, study up by reading books or going to reputable Internet sites prior to you heading out — and take the pictures with you. Animal Encounters National parks and various other campsites are alive with wildlife, from birds to chipmunks or bears to snakes. It could be tempting to lure the pets into your campsite with food just to get a closer look. But do yourself a favor and withstand. Wild animals have to stay wild. Not really feeding them helps protect their survival — plus your own.