Chikungunya is a disease that results from the infection of CHK virus that belongs to the family of togaviridae, genus alpha virus. Chikungunya typically starts with sudden fever, chills, vomiting, headache, feeling of nausea and joint pain in most of the cases. This fever is clinically very similar to dengue and is mostly misdiagnosed as dengue infection. One needs to have thorough understanding of its symptoms for recognising chikungunya fever.
Symptoms of Chikungunya
Understanding the incubation period of chikungunya
One must remember that the symptoms of chikungunya fever are evident after two to twelve days of mosquito bite.
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