Chikungunya

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A rare infectious disease characterized by acute onset of high fever associated with debilitating polyarthralgia and usually accompanied by an erythematous skin rash (that may progress to vesiculobullous lesions in children) caused by the mosquitoe-borne Chikungunya virus. Myalgia severe headache and lymphadenopathy are frequently associated. Chronically the disease may cause recurrent long-term polyarthralgia arthritis fatigue and depression.

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