- PRO/AH/EDR> Chikungunya (08): Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, comment
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:47:29 -0500
Chikungunya -- Honduras
"Doctor, I will never normally work and live again; joint pain prevents me that." This was expressed by a patient in La Virginia, Colombia 3 years after having been infected with chikungunya virus (CHIKV).
After more than 5 decades of obscurity, probably due to lack of studies, many clinical consequences of CHIKV began to be reported, particularly rheumatic ones, after the outbreaks in Réunion Island and India (Javelle et al, 2015) during the epidemic wave that