"Travelers should understand mosquitoes can bite any time of the day or night and can bite both indoors and outdoors," said Abelardo Moncayo, PhD, director of the TDH Vector-Borne Disease program.
The state Department of Health is reporting at least 12 confirmed cases of chikungunya in Tennessee.
Multiple people from Tennessee recently traveled to the Caribbean, where the illness is now a widespread epidemic with over 100,000 suspected cases. Now, cases in Tennessee are being investigated.
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