Chiang Mai is currently experiencing several cases of Chikungunya virus. Similar to Dengue, Malaria and Zika it is spread by mosquitoes. Also similar to the Dengue virus common symptoms of infection are fever and joint pain. Other symptoms may include headache, muscle pain, joint swelling, or rash. Unlike Dengue presently there is no vaccine against Chikungunya, so prevention is key by protection from mosquito bites. If you believe you may have contracted Chikungunya or Dengue virus please contact us as it it is important to take a blood test to determine exactly which virus you have. As treatment of symptoms of the Dengue virus and the Chikungunya virus can be different. Please contact our staff for further details on our testing & symptom treatment.