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Abstract

We investigated an outbreak of exanthematous illness in Maceió by using molecular surveillance; 76% of samples tested positive for chikungunya virus. Genetic analysis of 23 newly generated genomes identified the East/Central/South African genotype, suggesting that this lineage has persisted since mid-2014 in Brazil and may spread in the Americas and beyond.

To read the full article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28930031

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Chikungunya  Arbovirus  South America  

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  • williamselena73 Margaret Johnson 10 Nov 2017

    I am in love with that! I am a Brasil citizen so I am really amazed. Thank you so much!

  • mandymoore MaryLove 23 Mar 2018

    I love Brazil very much and that would be so great to have some travelling experince there.