Chikugunya and zika virus dissemination in the Americas: different arboviruses reflecting the same spreading routes and poor vector-control policies.

@article{FernndezSalas2016ChikugunyaAZ,
  title={Chikugunya and zika virus dissemination in the Americas: different arboviruses reflecting the same spreading routes and poor vector-control policies.},
  author={Ildefonso Fern{\'a}ndez-Salas and Esteban Eduardo D{\'i}az-Gonz{\'a}lez and Hugo L{\'o}pez-Gatell and Celia Alpuche-Aranda},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          467-75
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review gathers the most recent investigations about chikungunya and zika viruses in America and would help in creating new research approaches. RECENT FINDINGS Clinical descriptions of chikungunya fever have been performed in the American outbreak observing that fever, polyarthalgia, myalgia and rash are the most common symptoms in the acute phase, while chronic arthralgia has persisted in 37-90% of small cohorts. The Asian origin of American strains of chikungunya… CONTINUE READING
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