Chandipura Virus: Another Exotic Tropical Disease? | 1455

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Chandipura Virus: Another Exotic Tropical Disease?

Author(s): Dipshikha Maiti, Prasenjit Halder, Pritam Roy, SK Rasania


This review article discusses the current problem statement of the Chandipura Virus disease which is mainly neglected but an emerging as an exotic tropical disease in India. The epidemiology and clinical features are described along with geographical distribution where cases have been documented. Controversies around it have been stated. Along with treatment, preventive aspects, which is the mainstay management has been discussed in details. Disease preparedness & potential bioterrorism concern has been outlined.


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