Chikungunya fever, an emerging disease in COVID 19 situation in Bangladesh


Prof. Dr. Md. Afzal Hossain1


Emerging infectious disease (EID) is defined as an abrupt rise of new pathogen in a host population and re-emergent pathogens is that have a sharp incidence in a new geographical area.1 Emerging infectious disease EID covers a diversity of pathogenic microorganisms e.g. bacteria, fungi, viruses that may have an animal origin, zoonosis, and also from other sources e.g., food- borne and water-borne pathogens.


  1. Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology

    Z H Sikder Women's Medical College, Dhaka

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