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.
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.
Encyclopedia article on this insect-borne virus and the illness it causes.
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