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Chikungunya disease is caused by a virus transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. The main symptoms of chikungunya disease are fever and severe joint pain. The disease shares some clinical signs with dengue and can be misdiagnosed in areas where dengue is common. There is no cure for chikungunya disease.


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Chikungunya This module describes ​chikungunya disease, its symptoms, treatments and methods of prevention. It also looks at how clinical signs of ​chikunguynya can be confused with dengue fever.

En Español Este módulo describe la enfermedad de chikungunya, sus síntomas, tratamientos y métodos de prevención. También examina cómo los signos clínicos de chikunguynya pueden confundirse con la fiebre del dengue.