Travel-associated chikungunya acquired in Myanmar in 2019 Journal Article uri icon
  • Eighteen cases of chikungunya virus infection in travellers returning from Myanmar were reported to the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network, its subnetwork EuroTravNet and TropNet in 2019, reflecting an ongoing local outbreak. This report reinforces the importance of travellers as sentinels of emerging arboviral outbreaks and highlights the importance of vigilance for imported cases, due to the potential for dissemination of the virus into areas with competent local vectors and conducive environmental conditions.

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    publication date
  • 2020
  • published in
  • Euro Surveillance  Journal
  • Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Surveillance
  • Travel
  • Additional Document Info
  • 25
  • issue
  • 1