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Chikungunya can infect central nervous system and impair cognitive, motor functions

Publicado em 04 novembro 2020
A study conducted by an international team of researchers with FAPESP’s support shows that infection by chikungunya virus can produce even more severe manifestations than the typical symptoms of the disease, such as acute fever, headache, rash, and intense joint and muscle pain. The analysis was performed by 38 researchers affiliated with the Federal University of Ceará (UFC), the University of São Paulo (USP) and the Ministry of Health in Brazil, and with Imperial College [...]