During the 2018 outbreak in Southeastern Tanzania, there were four dengue virus serotypes and the chikungunya virus in circulation, say A*STAR researchers.
Targeted mutagenesis is being used to create live-attenuated vaccines against the chikungunya virus.
Malaria infections may be masking the extent of the emerging chikungunya epidemic
Insight into how symptoms of the chikungunya virus are triggered suggests existing
treatments could be repurposed to help infected patients
A failed treatment for chikungunya highlights the need for extreme caution when manipulating the immune system
Mild symptoms could mean that children are bringing the mosquito-borne disease to the playground
The Chikungunya virus that has hit the Americas is less severe than the strain that wreaked havoc in La Reunion
Revelation of antiviral properties in the protein viperin could help virologists to contain the re-emerging chikungunya virus
Exploiting the early immune response in Chikungunya fever promises to provide protection
Patients with chikungunya fever experience persistent joint pain because their body produces high amounts of pro-inflammatory cytokines