Recent News

Nov 08, 2017
Salvador Brazil

Study probes yellow fever threat in Brazil's 4th-largest city

In the past, the city has experienced outbreaks of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya that were spread by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Nov 06, 2017

Vector-borne Disease Scan for Nov 06, 2017

Zika in Florida
More yellow fever in Nigeria
Burkina Faso dengue outbreak
Chikungunya cases
Oct 10, 2017

News Scan for Oct 10, 2017

Chikungunya in Europe
Ebola ring vaccination
Flu antivirals reduce ICU use
Oct 02, 2017

News Scan for Oct 02, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
More H3N2v flu
Plague outbreak response
Zika center closes
Chikungunya in Italy
Sep 25, 2017

News Scan for Sep 25, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Chikungunya spike
Measles outbreak response
Sports infections in kids
Sep 22, 2017

News Scan for Sep 22, 2017

Vaccine-related polio
More chikungunya in France, Italy
Waning flu vaccine protection
H5N8 in South Africa
Sep 21, 2017
Aedes albopictus

New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases

About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.

Sep 18, 2017

News Scan for Sep 18, 2017

Chikungunya in Italy
US Zika birth defects
Avian flu in Italy, South Africa
Flu cocirculation in China
Microbes and glacial melt
Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress
Sep 05, 2017

News Scan for Sep 05, 2017

Saudi MERS case
CRE treatment
Cholera in Yemen
Chikungunya drop

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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Alto BW, Wiggins K, Eastmond B, et al. Transmission risk of two chikungunya lineages by invasive mosquito vectors from Florida and the Dominican Republic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jul 27;11(7):e0005724

Bitter C, Lin JY. The chikungunya epidemic in the Caribbean did not impact tourism. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 6)

Brito CAA, Azevedo F, Cordero MT, et al. Central and peripheral nervous system involvement caused by Zika and chikungunya coinfection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 (published online Jul 13)

Broeckel R, Fox JM, Haese N, et al. Therapeutic administration of a recombinant human monoclonal antibody reduces the severity of chikungunya virus disease in rhesus macaques. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jun 19;11(6):e0005637

Calba C, Guerbois-Galla M, Franke F, et al. Preliminary report of an autochthonous chikungunya outbreak in France, July to September 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 Sep 28;22(39):pii=17-00647

Cardoso CW, Kikuti M, Prates APPB, et al. Unrecognized emergence of chikungunya virus during a Zika virus outbreak in Salvador, Brazil. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 23;11(1):e0005334

Cirimotich CM, Vela EM, Garver J, et al. Chikungunya virus infection in Cynomolgus macaques following intradermal and aerosol exposure. Virol J 2017 Jul 20;14:135

Costa-da-Silva AL, Ioshino RS, Petersen V, et al. First report of naturally infected Aedes aegypti with chikungunya virus genotype ECSA in the Americas. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jun 14;11(6):e0005630

da Costa AC, Theze J, Komninakis SCV, et al. Spread of chikungunya virus east/central/south African genotype in northeast Brazil. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 28)

Danis-Lozano R, Diaz-Gonzalez EE, del Carmen Trujillo-Murillo K, et al. Clinical characterization of acute and convalescent illness of confirmed chikungunya cases from Chipas, S. Mexico: a cross sectional study. PLoS One 2017 Oct 24;12(10):e0186923

Elenga N, Folin M, Vandamme YM, et al. Chikungunya infection in hospitalized febrile infants younger than 3 months of age. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Aug;36(8):736-40

Elsinga J, Gerstenbluth I, van der Ploeg S, et al. Long-term chikungunya sequelae in Curacao: burden, determinants and a novel classification tool. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 5)

Elsinga J, Grobusch MP, Tami A, et al. Health-related impact on quality of life and coping strategies for chikungunya: a qualitative study in Curacao. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Oct 9;11(10):e0005987

Escobar M, Nieto AJ, Loaiza-Osorio S, et al. Pregnant women hospitalized with chikungunya virus infection, Colombia, 2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 13)

Evans-Gilbert T. Chikungunya and neonatal immunity: fatal vertically transmitted chikungunya infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Freitas ARR, Cavalcanti L, Von Zuben APB, et al. Excess mortality related to chikungunya epidemics in the context of co-circulation of other arboviruses in Brazil. PLoS Curr 2017 Nov 13

Gallian P, Leparc-Goffart I, Richard P, et al. Epidemiology of chikungunya virus outbreaks in Guadeloupe and Martinique, 2014: an observational study in volunteer blood donors. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 12;11(1):e0005254

Guzzetta G, Trentini F, Poletti P, et al. Effectiveness and economic assessment of routine larviciding for prevention of chikungunya and dengue in temperate urban settings in Europe. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Sep 11;11(9):e0005918

Humphrey JM, Cleton NB, Reusken CBEM, et al. Urban chikungunya in the Middle East and North Africa: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jun 26;11(6):e0005707

Manica M, Guzzetta G, Poletti P, et al. Transmission dynamics of the ongoing chikungunya outbreak in central Italy: from coastal areas to the metropolitan city of Rome, summer 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 Nov 2;22(44):pii=17-00685

Oviedo-Pastrana M, Mendez N, Mattar S, et al. Epidemic outbreak of chikungunya in two neighboring towns in the Colombian Caribbean: a survival analysis. Arch Public Health 2017 (published online Jan 6)

Pastula DM, Hancock WT, Bel M, et al. Chikungunya virus disease outbreak in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Mar 1;11(3):e0005410

Pierrotti LC, Lopes MIB, Nascimento AP, et al. Chikungunya in kidney transplant recipients: a series of cases. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 10)

Rauf M, tuz-Zahra F, Manzoor S, et al. Outbreak of chikungunya in Pakistan. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Mar;17(3):258

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