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Chikungunya


Other Names for this Disease
  • Chikungunya fever
  • Chikungunya virus infection
  • Arbovirus A Chikungunya type
  • CHIKV infection
  • CHIK
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • US-Brazil Workshop on Emerging Arboviruses in the Amazon Forest , Monday, November 30, 2015 - Wednesday, December 02, 2015
    Location: Manaus, Brazil
    Description: <span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Times New Roman,serif;">The goal of the workshop will be the establishment of new collaborative projects in arbovirus research between US and Brazilian investigators</span>

  • The Emergence of New Epidemic Viruses: What knowledge have we gained, what questions have we not asked, and what more do we need to do?, Monday, August 03, 2015 - Wednesday, August 05, 2015
    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Description: <p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman,serif;">The anticipated goals of this conference include a deeper understanding of the zoonosis potential of emerging viruses,</span><span style="font-family: Times New Roman,serif;"> and promotion of research focused on developing methods to allow evaluation of the zoonotic potential of viral diseases. </span> </p>

Other Names for this Disease
  • Chikungunya fever
  • Chikungunya virus infection
  • Arbovirus A Chikungunya type
  • CHIKV infection
  • CHIK
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.