Chikungunya is a virus that is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and is indigenous to tropical Africa and Asia. It causes a fever, a rash on the trunk and occasionally the limbs, and arthritis affecting multiple joints.
CDC: Chikungunya
Information on this disease, its prevention, transmission, symptoms, treatment, diagnostic testing and global distribution.
Chikungunya Fever Guide
Provides detailed information on this mosquito-borne viral disease including its causes, treatment and prevention.
Chikungunya Virus Net
Web resource for this insect-borne infection. Includes history, vaccine research, clinical trials and literature.
Nature Medicine: Chikungunya Vaccine
Abstract of a study which showed that a virus-like particle vaccine for epidemic Chikungunya virus can protect nonhuman primates against infection.
Wikipedia: Chikungunya
Encyclopedia article on this insect-borne virus and the illness it causes.

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