Abstract

A massive outbreak of Chikungunya occurred in Bangladesh during the period of April-September, 2017 and over two million people were at risk of getting infected by the virus. A prospective cohort of viremic patients was constituted and analyzed to define the clinical, hematological and long-term aspects of this outbreak. A 35-day long comprehensive survey was conducted in two major, neighboring cities, Dhaka and Mymensingh.

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Saeed AnwarJarin Taslem MourosiMd. Fahim KhanMohammad Ohid UllahOlivier M VanakkerMohammad Jakir Hosen