Disease Symptoms

CDC info

Dengue Fever

This is also known as “Breakbone Fever.” Many people who’ve experienced dengue describe the pain so excruciating, it feels like their bones were breaking.
Watch for:

  • Severe headache/eye pain
  • Severe muscle/joint pain
  • High fever

Yellow Fever

Watch for:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Can progress to jaundice, internal bleeding and shock


Chikungunya (Chik-un-GOON-ya), in its native language, means “that which bends up”. Many people who experienced chikungunya described how their bodies contorted due to the pain.
Watch for:

  • Debilitating joint/muscle pain (can last for many months)
  • Fever

Zika Virus

According to the CDC, there have been reports of a correlation between microcephaly and zika virus, which explains the advisories for women who are pregnant or will be pregnant to avoid mosquito bites. Get the latest information from CDC.
Watch for:

  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Joint Pain
  • Red eyes