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Chikungunya: Transmission and Problems

Author(s): Amirullah | Endang Puji Astuti

Journal: Aspirator : Journal of Vector Borne Diseases Studies
ISSN 2085-4102

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 100;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: chikungunya virus | Aedes aegypti | Ae. albopictus | epidemiology

One of the vector-borne diseases that outbreaks in the community is chikungunya fever, which the carrier is the mosquito vectors derived from the genus Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. The disease is not dangerous than malaria or dengue fever that can lead to dea th, chikungunya virus is self limiting disease. Losses resulting from this disease is the decline in labor productivity due to loss of opportunity because the symptoms it causes. This review describes the epidemiology of chikungunya virus and problem in public health
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