• Chikungunya Introduction


The population of mosquitoes is increasing alarmingly all over the world, especially in tropical countries, where they flourish best. Because of this, various mosquito-borne diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, etc. are fast-becoming major health hazards.

Let us gain an insight into the lesser known but extremely debilitating disease, Chikungunya.

In recent years, the incidence of Chikungunya is escalating, because of increased breeding of mosquitoes and quicker spread of virus.