Cluster of chikungunya virus infection in travelers returning from Senegal, 2006.J Travel Med. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):286-8.JT
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection has been reported in West Africa since 1966, with the last outbreaks from Senegal in 1996 and 1997. We report a cluster of CHIKV infection among travelers returning from Senegal in 2006. Eight imported cases of dengue-like syndrome with fever, joint pain, and skin manifestations were investigated.