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Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Apr;15(4):591-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1504.080664.

Concurrent chikungunya and dengue virus infections during simultaneous outbreaks, Gabon, 2007.

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  • 1Centre International de Recherches MĂ©dicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon.

Abstract

An outbreak of febrile illness occurred in Gabon in 2007, with 20,000 suspected cases. Chikungunya or dengue-2 virus infections were identified in 321 patients; 8 patients had documented co-infections. Aedes albopictus was identified as the principal vector for the transmission of both viruses.

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