Understanding the evolution and spread of chikungunya virus in the Americas using complete genome sequences

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Sahadeo, N. S. D.; Allicock, O. M.; De Salazar, P. M.; Auguste, A. J.; Widen, S.; Olowokure, B.; Gutierrez, C.; Valadere, A. M.; Polson-Edwards, K.; Weaver, S. C.; Carrington, C. V. F.;

Local transmission of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was first detected in the Americas in December 2013, after which it spread rapidly throughout the Caribbean islands and American mainland, causing a major chikunguny... View more