Covert cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2: An obscure but present danger in regions endemic for Dengue and Chikungunya viruses
- Autores: Lorenzzo Lyrio Stringari, Michel Norbim de Souza, Nésio Fernandes de Medeiros Junior, Jaqueline Pegoretti Goulart, Camila Giuberti, Reynaldo Dietze, Rodrigo Ribeiro-Rodrigues
- Ano de Publicação: 2021
- Journal: PLoS One, 16(1), art e0244937
- Link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244937
The impact of SARS-CoV-2 in regions endemic for both Dengue and Chikungunya is still not fully understood. Considering that symptoms/clinical features displayed during Dengue, Chikungunya and SARS-CoV-2 acute infections are similar, undiagnosed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in co-endemic areas may be more prevalent than expected.