Recent News

Feb 19, 2018

News Scan for Feb 19, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H5N8 in endangered penguins
Ebola PPE contamination, errors
Chikungunya in infants
Jan 31, 2018

News Scan for Jan 31, 2018

CDC director resigns
Zika-chikungunya-dengue cases
Malaria in the Americas
Dec 04, 2017

Vector-borne Disease Scan for Dec 04, 2017

Chikungunya cases
Zika screening
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.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Agha SB, Chepkorir E, Mulwa F, et al. Vector competence of populations of Aedes aegypti from three distinct cities in Kenya for chikungunya virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Aug 18;11(8):e0005860

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

Ang LW, Kam YW, Lin C, et al. Seroprevalence of antibodies against chikungunya virus in Singapore resident adult population. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Dec 27;11(12):e0006163

Aubry M, Teissier A, Huart M, et al. Seroprevalence of dengue and chikungunya virus antibodies, French Polynesia, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 30)

Badawi A, Ryoo SG, Vasileva D, et al. Prevalence of chronic comorbidities in chikungunya: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 19)

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

Carrillo-Hernandez MY, Ruiz-Saenz J, Villamizar LJ, et al. Co-circulation and simultaneous co-infection of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses in patients with febrile syndrome at the Colombian-Venezuelan border. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 30;18:61

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

Consuegra-Rodriguez MP, Hidalgo-Zambrano DM, Vasquez-Serna H, et al. Post-chikungunya chronic inflammatory rheumatism: follow-up of cases after 1 year of infection in Tolima, Colombia. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 1)

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)

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

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

Lindsey NP, Staples JE, Fischer M. Chikungunya virus disease among travelers — United States, 2014-2016. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Nov 27)

Lum FM, Couderc T, Chia BS, et al. Antibody-mediated enhancement aggravates chikungunya virus infection and disease severity. Sci Rep 2018 (published online Jan 30)

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

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