Chikungunya fever appears to be increasing in Ahmedabad, India

The number of reported cases of chikungunya fever in Ahmedabad has doubled with the addition of 39 new cases of this infection this month. Travellers to areas where chikungunya fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to this virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with chikungunya fever may not seek medical care and may not be reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported.

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