What Are The Symptoms of Chikungunya?

Chikungunya symptoms typically include:

  • High fever
  • Joint pain (often severe)
  • Joint swelling
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Rash
  • Nausea

These symptoms usually appear 3-7 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. While the illness is rarely fatal, joint pain can be debilitating and last for weeks or months. If you suspect you have Chikungunya, consult a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and management.