Chikunguya (in the Kimakonde language of Tanzania and Mozambique, “chikungunya” means “to become contorted” which describes patients who are bent over from severe joint pain, one of the symptoms)
3 – 7 days after an infected mosquito bite
Signs and Symptoms
Symptoms are very similar to Zika virus and dengue fever and occasionally, the same person can be infected with both dengue and chikungunya at the same time
Laboratory testing of blood samples
Prevention: What Can You Do?
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