“As Earth Warms Up, Tropical Virus Moves to Italy” by Elisabeth Rosenthal
December 23, 2007, 1:00am

Panic was spreading this August through this tidy village of 2,000 as one person after another fell ill with weeks of high fever, exhaustion and excruciating bone pain, just as most of Italy was enjoying Ferragosto, its most important summer holiday.

From The New York Times