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Latest Publications and Research on Chikungunya

Vaccine  2020 Jan 28  

Finding equipoise: CEPI revises its equitable access policy.

Huneycutt B, Lurie N, Rotenberg S, Wilder R, Hatchett R

Launched at Davos in January 2017 with funding from sovereign investors and philanthropic institutions, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innova... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sci Rep    

Evaluation of the antiviral activity of orlistat (tetrahydrolipstatin) against dengue virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, Zika virus and chikungunya virus.

Hitakarun A, Khongwichit S, Wikan N, Roytrakul S, Yoksan S, Rajakam S, Davidson AD, Smith DR

Many mosquito transmitted viruses of the genera Alphavirus and Flavivirus are human pathogens of significant concern, and there is currently no specif... Read More

Source: PubMed

Braz J Infect Dis  2020 Jan 27  

Seroprevalence of chikungunya virus infection in five hospitals within anyigba, kogi State of Nigeria.

Omatola CA, Onoja BA, Fassan PK, Osaruyi SA, Iyeh M, Samuel MA, Haruna PU

Febrile illnesses in developing countries are often misdiagnosed as malaria or typhoid fever. Although arboviral infections have similar clinical symp... Read More

Source: PubMed

PLoS Pathog.    

MyD88-dependent influx of monocytes and neutrophils impairs lymph node B cell responses to chikungunya virus infection via Irf5, Nos2 and Nox2.

McCarthy MK, Reynoso GV, Winkler ES, Mack M, Diamond MS, Hickman HD, Morrison TE

Humoral immune responses initiate in the lymph node draining the site of viral infection (dLN). Some viruses subvert LN B cell activation; however, ou... Read More

Source: PubMed

Biosens Bioelectron    

Paper-based nucleic acid testing system for simple and early diagnosis of mosquito-borne RNA viruses from human serum.

Batule BS, Seok Y, Kim MG

The recent outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases (e.g., zika, dengue, and chikungunya) increased public health burden in developing countries. To contr... Read More

Source: PubMed


abhijeeshingte Thursday, January 7, 2016

Joint pain and sickness is the only reason of chikungunya?

olicia Thursday, September 18, 2014

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.

sphaine Thursday, November 28, 2013

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 Monday, November 4, 2013

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

@Guest Monday, October 21, 2013

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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