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Chikungunya

This mosquito-borne viral disease causes severe joint pain and fever, and sometime it can be fatal.

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FDA Approved First Dengue Vaccine With Some Restrictions
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Fifteen people have died, and more than 15,000 is infected by dengue virus across Sri Lanka in the first four months of this year, reports the Epidem.....
Challenges Associated With Immune Response Promoting Dengue Studied
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Economic Burden Of Dengue In Burkina Faso, Kenya, And Cambodia Studied
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Origins of Chikungunya in Brazil Discovered: Study
New study suggests that Chikungunya virus appeared in Brazil at least one year earlier than public health surveillance systems detected it. The findin.....


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