Reports of rheumatic symptoms persisting three years after people are diagnosed with acute arbovirus infections are common – but may also be a case of mistaken identity. A Columbian study of 500 patients with clinically and serologically confirmed chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection found 123 reported persistent joint pain a median of 20 months after their ...
Joint pain persists for 3 years after arbovirus infections
By Mardi Chapman
27 Nov 2019