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Failed treatment for chikungunya highlights the need for extreme caution when manipulating the immune system

05:40 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

A*STAR researchers found that a treatment they developed for chikungunya, a disease causing painful joint inflammation, was successful when administered closely preceding an infection, but made things much worse if subjects—in this case, mice—were already in the grip of the virus.

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