O'nyong-nyong fever

O'·ny·ong-·ny·ong fe·ver

a denguelike disease caused by O'nyong-nyong virus, a member of the family Togaviridae, and transmitted by a mosquito, characterized by joint pains and notable lymphadenopathy followed by a maculopapular eruption of the face that extends to the trunk and extremities but fades in several days without desquamation.

O'nyong-nyong fever

An ARBOVIRUS infection caused by togaviruses spread by mosquitos mainly in Africa. The condition causes an illness similar to DENGUE with fever, headache, irritating rash and severe pain in the joints. Also known as joint-breaker fever.
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Ahronowitz said, including measles, chikungunya, West Nile virus, O'nyong-nyong fever, Mayaro virus, Sindbis virus, Ross river disease, Ebola/Marburg, dengue, and Zika.
Epidemic O'Nyong-Nyong fever in southcentral Uganda, 1996-1997: entomologic studies in Bbaale village, Rakai District.
Chandipura virus India Isfahan virus Iran Piry virus Brazil Table 7-19 Less Common Zoonotic Alphaviruses Alphavirus Disease Semliki Semliki forest fever Forest virus First isolated from mosquitoes in the Semliki Forest, Uganda in 1944 Sindbis Sinbis fever virus First isolated in 1955 from Culex mosquitoes in Sinbis, Eygpt O'Nyong- O'Nyong-Nyong fever Nyong virus First time disease was a major epidemic in Uganda in 1959 O'Nyong-Nyong means very painful and weak in Acholi language Mayaro virus Mayaro fever Disease information based on three epidemics with fewer than 100 cases per epidemic; each outbreak was associated with close human contact with forests.