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New protection from chikungunya virus, with guest Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Vaccine of interest for travelers to endemic regions

A new vaccine is available for a virus called chikungunya. Onondaga County Health Commissioner Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, explains what chikungunya is and who may want to consider this vaccine, especially travelers to areas where the mosquito-borne illness is more common. A specialist in infectious diseases by training, Anderson is also a faculty member in microbiology and immunology at Upstate.