Chikungunya.

  • Mark W Burnett
  • Published 2014 in
    Journal of special operations medicine : a peer…

Abstract

Chikungunya is a rapidly emerging infectious disease caused by a virus of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae. Most commonly, patients have an acute onset of fever with often debilitating symmetric joint discomfort that can relapse months after the initial infection. This infection is typically transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti or… (More)

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