TITLE

Re-emergence of chikungunya virus in India

AUTHOR(S)
Ravi, V.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the re-emergence of chikungunya virus in the Indian subcontinent. Reason for the re-emergence of the virus; Number of cases of chikungunya fever reported in India; Symptoms of the disease.
ACCESSION #
20913734

 

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