Vector competence of Aedes albopictus from Virginia and Georgia for chikungunya virus
isolated in the Comoros Islands, 2005.
Persistent arthralgia induced by Chikungunya virus
infection is associated with interleukin-6 and granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor.
Genetic Characterization of Northwestern Colombian Chikungunya Virus
Strains from the 2014-2015 Epidemic.
in US travelers returning from India, 2006.
Vaccines: Viral Vector-Based Approaches.
The Chikungunya virus
has returned to the Americas after more than two hundred years, when in 2013 an epidemic was detected in the Caribbean.
is most often spread to people by Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.
[1.] Vertical Maternal Fetal Transmission of the Chikungunya Virus
. Ten cases among 84 pregnant women.
Blood samples were evaluated for four arboviral infections: Zika virus, dengue virus, chikungunya virus
, and West Nile virus.
Editor's Note: "Altogether curcumin holds significant promise in the treatment of enveloped virus infection, including outbreak viruses such as Zika virus and chikungunya virus
," the authors conclude.
Articles pertaining to recent advances and new ideas in virology discuss such topics as phage tailulike bacteriocins; viruses in soil ecosystems; making sense of multifunctional proteins: HIV-1 accessory and regulatory proteins and connections to transcription; and uncovering the bridges and blockades to evolutionary convergence along the road to predicting Chikungunya virus
Tahir Hasan, a senior epidemiologist said death rate of Chikungunya virus
is less than one per cent while the ailment itself is also largely self-limiting.