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Chikungunya infection in a French traveller returning from the Maldives, October, 2009

M Receveur, K Ezzedine, T Pistone, D Malvy
Euro Surveillance 2010 February 25, 15 (8): 19494
20197023
In the last years, cases of chikungunya fever have been reported in international travellers returning from the Indian Ocean region. The cases have been linked to the re-emergence of chikungunya fever on Indian Ocean islands in 2006. We describe the first case of chikungunya fever in a French traveller returning from Male, an island of the Maldives islands, confirming the permanence of virus circulation by the end of 2009.

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