Increased Mortality Rate Associated with Chikungunya Epidemic, Ahmedabad, India

Abstract

In 2005-2006, Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean reported approximately 266,000 cases of chikungunya; 254 were fatal (case-fatality rate 1/1,000). India reported 1.39 million cases of chikungunya fever in 2006 with no attributable deaths; Ahmedabad, India, reported 60,777 suspected chikungunya cases. To assess the effect of this epidemic, mortality rates in… (More)
DOI: 10.3201/eid1403.070720

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