Two patients die as Chikungunya reaches Tonga

Tonga’s Ministry of Health has confirmed Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has for the first time known to have spread in the kingdom. There is now a Chikungunya outbreak alert for Tongatapu with an estimate of over 500 patients reported to Vaiola Hospital a day since the disease was confirmed in which over 200 of them had…

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