Chikungunya or Rheumatoid Arthritis? Which One is It?

February 1, 2015 1:24 PM

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Ebola aside, scientists now have a brand new cause of concern to work upon- it has now been revealed in a new study that individuals affected by chikungunya actually exhibit the same symptoms as those affected by rheumatoid arthritis, making diagnosis even more difficult.

The identification of travel and medical histories could provide some clues to the actual condition, the researchers believe. Chickungunya is an illness more commonly observed in countries like India, Central and South American and Africa, and is spread by a mosquito bite. The typical symptoms assoc...

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