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Latest Publications and Research on Chikungunya

PLoS Negl Trop Dis    

Evidence of vertical transmission of Zika virus in field-collected eggs of Aedes aegypti in the Brazilian Amazon.

Costa CFD, Silva AVD, Nascimento VAD, Souza VC, Monteiro DCDS, Terrazas WCM, Dos Passos RA, Nascimento S, Lima JBP, Naveca FG

Arboviruses are viruses transmitted to humans and other animals by the bite of hematophagous arthropods. Infections caused by chikungunya virus (CHIKV... Read More

Source: PubMed


PLoS Negl Trop Dis    

Current challenges and implications for dengue, chikungunya and Zika seroprevalence studies worldwide: A scoping review.

Fritzell C, Rousset D, Adde A, Kazanji M, Van Kerkhove MD, Flamand C

Arboviral infections are a public health concern and an escalating problem worldwide. Estimating the burden of these diseases represents a major chall... Read More

Source: PubMed

Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.  2018 Jul 11  

Chikungunya chronic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Paixão ES, Rodrigues LC, Costa MDCN, Itaparica M, Barreto F, Gérardin P, Teixeira MG

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne disease caused by an arthritogenic alphavirus, with four genotypes: East Central South African (ECSA), West African, E... Read More

Source: PubMed

  2018 Jul 13  

Comments on "Frequency of Chronic Joint Pain following Chikungunya Infection: A Colombian Cohort Study", a need for unified chronic case definition.

Cardona-Ospina JA, Rodríguez-Morales AJ, Teixeira MG, Gérardin P

We read with interest the manuscript by Chang et al entitled "Frequency of Chronic Joint Pain Following Chikungunya Virus Infection" (1). Although it ... Read More

Source: PubMed

  2018 Jul 12  

Reply to Comments on "The frequency of Chronic Joint Pain Following Chikungunya Virus Infection A Colombian Cohort Study".

Chang AY, Encinales L, Firestein GS, Simon GL, Bethony JM

We thank Sharma et al. and Cardona-Ospina et al. for sharing their experience and discussion. One of the limitations of our evaluation of the cohort w... Read More

Source: PubMed

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I am pregnant an I have caught the chikungunya virus. I took panadol 500 every 6 hours an the pain had subside. Now I'm having rash. How long does this last an can it affect my unborn child.

is it true that chikungunya virus is worst than dengue? i just need your opinion base on your knowledge for my paper work in school. thanks

ivatanie

how many days before you fully healed from chikungunya? I had it 7 days already....

Guest

I had Chikungunya. I just take loads of Vitamins C and Vitamin B or Multi Vitamins. When i feel the pain I take parecetamol or Advil. Take that build your immune system.

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