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Philippines health officials are reporting 400 chikungunya cases through August 13 this year, a 506 percent increase compared to the same period in 2021 (66).

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Regions reporting the most cases include Calabarzon (106), Central Visayas (78), Davao (68) and Western Visayas (58), according to new data released Friday.

Dengue in the Philippines 2022

Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. It causes fever and severe joint pain, which is often debilitating. Other symptoms include muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue, and rash.

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