Outbreak of chikungunya virus infection, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea

Horwood, Paul F., Reimer, Lisa J., Dagina, Rosheila, Susapu, Melinda, Bande, Grace, Katusele, Michelle, Koimbu, Gussy, Jimmy, Stella, Ropa, Berry, Siba, Peter M., and Pavlin, Boris I. (2013) Outbreak of chikungunya virus infection, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19 (9). pp. 1535-1538.

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Abstract

In June 2012, health authorities in Papua New Guinea detected an increase in febrile illnesses in Vanimo. Chikungunya virus of the Eastern/Central/Southern African genotype harboring the E1:A226V mutation was identified. This ongoing outbreak has spread to ≥8 other provinces and has had a harmful effect on public health.

Item ID: 46995
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1080-6059
Funders: World Health Organisation (WHO), Exxon-Mobil PNG (EM)
Projects and Grants: EM Partnership in Health Program grant
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2017 00:02
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110309 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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