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2020 Mar 13

Clin Rheumatol

Persistent chikungunya arthritis in Roraima, Brazil.


Hayd R L N, Moreno M R, Naveca F, Amdur R, Suchowiecki K, Watson H, Firestein GS, Simon G, Chang AY
Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Mar 13.
PMID: 32170487.


The Amazon region of Brazil experienced a large epidemic of East Central South African (ECSA) chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in 2017 and continuous transmission of CHIKV persists. The impact of chronic arthritis caused by ECSA CHIKV is unknown.