It is possible that the main title of the report Chikungunya is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
- Arbovirus A Chikungunya Type
Chikungunya is a rare viral infection transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. It is characterized by a rash, fever, and severe joint pain (arthralgias) that usually lasts for three to seven days. Because of its effect on the joints, chikungunya has been classified among the Arthritic Viruses. It primarily occurs in tropical areas of the world.
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