First report of Chikungunya virus infection in Nepal

  • Sher Bahadur Pun Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Anup Bastola Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Rajesh Shah Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: first report, Chikungunya, Nepal

Abstract

Chikungunya virus is an emerging arboviral disease that has been spreading rapidly across south Asia in recent years. Until recently, no chikungunya cases have been reported in Nepal. For the first time, we report three cases of chikungunya virus infection in Nepal

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Published
2014-06-11
How to Cite
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Pun SB, Bastola A, Shah R (2014) First report of Chikungunya virus infection in Nepal. J Infect Dev Ctries 8:790-792. doi: 10.3855/jidc.3701
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Case Reports