O'nyong nyong fever


O'nyong nyong fever
a disease of East Africa and Malaysia, caused by an arbovirus and transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. The disease is similar to dengue and symptoms include rigor, severe headache, an irritating rash, fever, and pains in the joints. The patient is given drugs to relieve the pain and fever.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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