Chikungunya

Chikungunya is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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Chikungunya virus is an arthropod-borne alphavirus that is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. It is endemic to West Africa, but outbreaks have been reported in Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean.

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