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Chikungunya infection confirmed in a Belgian traveller returning from Phuket (Thailand)

E Bottieau, M Van Esbroeck, L Cnops, J Clerinx, A Van Gompel
Euro Surveillance 2009 June 25, 14 (25)
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Chikungunya infection has been increasingly reported in international travellers following its epidemic re-emergence in the Indian Ocean islands in 2006 and its spread to southern Asia thereafter. We describe the first case of chikungunya in a Belgian traveller returning from Phuket, Thailand and discuss the potential implications of chikungunya cases imported to European countries for patient management and public health.

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