Malaysia: Chikungunya

by Wayne Ghesquiere on February 15, 2012

According to Malaysia’s Ministry of Health, 22 confirmed (plus 29 suspected) cases of chikungunya have been reported in travelers to Pangkor Island near Perak State since January 2012. Chikungunya is an arboviral infection, transmitted by mosquitoes. Travelers are advised to practice daytime and nighttime insect precautions.

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