The Ckicungunya Virus (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption The chickungunya virus, one of several known to be transmitted by Ae. albopictus, shown here many times its true size of about 70 nanometers (0.000003 inch). Credit The Electron Microscopy Data Bank Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.