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2022


PLoS One


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Chikungunya Death Risk Factors in Brazil, in 2017: A case-control study.

Authors

de Morais Alves Barbosa Oliveira R, Kalline de Almeida Barreto F, Praça Pinto G, Timbó Queiroz I, Montenegro de Carvalho Araújo F, Wanderley Lopes K, Lúcia Sousa do Vale R, Lemos D R Q, Cavalcante J W, Machado Siqueira A, Frutuoso L C V, Carmen Duarte E, Lima Neto A S, Ricardo Ribas Freitas A, Pamplona de Góes Cavalcanti L
PLoS One. 2022; 17(4):e0260939.
PMID: 35389992.

Abstract

In 2016/2017 we had a major epidemic of chikungunya (CHIK) in Brazil, with many deaths. We evaluated to factors associated with deaths from CHIK that occurred in the city of Fortaleza, Brazil.