Outbreak of Chikungunya Virus Infection, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea

@inproceedings{Horwood2013OutbreakOC,
  title={Outbreak of Chikungunya Virus Infection, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea},
  author={Paul F Horwood and Lisa J Reimer and Rosheila Dagina and Melinda Susapu and Grace Bande and Michelle Katusele and Gussy Koimbu and Stella Jimmy and Berry Ropa and Peter Siba and Boris Igor Pavlin},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
In June 2012, health authorities in Papua New Guinea detected an increase in febrile illnesses in Vanimo. Chikungunya virus of the Eastern/Central/Southern African genotype harboring the E1:A226V mutation was identified. This ongoing outbreak has spread to ≥8 other provinces and has had a harmful effect on public health. 

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