|Title:||FAQs: Frequently asked questions on Chikungunya Fever|
|Authors:||World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Publisher:||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi|
|Abstract:||Chikungunya is a re-emerging disease in the WHO South-East Asia Region. It is a viral illness spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes and clinically resembles dengue fever. Though rarely life threatening, it can cause long-term pain. This booklet answers common questions, and is designed for the general public as well as health providers. More information on chikungunya and other vector-borne disease is available from the Communicable Diseases Department web site: http://www.searo.who.int/entity/world_health_day_2014|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA-CD-276|
|Appears in Collections:||SEARO Publications|
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