Healthcare students and workers’ knowledge about epidemiology and symptoms of chikungunya fever in two cities of Colombia

  • Juan Esteban Bedoya-Arias Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • David Ricardo Murillo-García Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • Erika Bolaños-Muñoz Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • Natalia Hurtado-Hurtado Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • Valeria Ramírez-Jaramillo Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • Santiago Granados-Álvarez Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  • Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
Keywords: chikungunya, knowledge, epidemiology, Colombia

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Author Biography

Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Public Health and Infection Research Incubator and Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia

MD, MSc, DTM&H, FRSTM&H(Lon), FFTM RCPS(Glasg), PhD Candidate.

Advisor on Public Health, Epidemiology, Methodology and Biostatistics.

Researcher in Public Health and Tropical, Parasitic and Infectious Diseases.

Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia.

Associated Researcher Ad Honorem, Instituto de Investigaciones José Witremundo Torrealba (former Trujillan Center for Parasitological Research), Universidad de Los Andes, Trujillo, Venezuela.
Published
2015-03-15
How to Cite
1.
Bedoya-Arias JE, Murillo-García DR, Bolaños-Muñoz E, Hurtado-Hurtado N, Ramírez-Jaramillo V, Granados-Álvarez S, Rodriguez-Morales AJ (2015) Healthcare students and workers’ knowledge about epidemiology and symptoms of chikungunya fever in two cities of Colombia. J Infect Dev Ctries 9:330-332. doi: 10.3855/jidc.6445
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Letters to the Editor