Recent News

Nov 06, 2018

News Scan for Nov 06, 2018

Yellow fever in Ethiopia
Chikungunya vaccine trial
Avian flu in Russia, Bulgaria
Oct 15, 2018

News Scan for Oct 15, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya in Sudan
Severe pertussis
Low-path H7N3 in California
Aug 23, 2018

News Scan for Aug 23, 2018

Alaska mumps outbreak
Priority review for tropical diseases
Avian flu in Malaysia, Taiwan
May 04, 2018

News Scan for May 04, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
3 more kids' flu deaths
Antibiotic resistance in ICUs
Chikungunya vaccine fast-tracked
May 01, 2018
Deer tick

CDC reports tripling of vector-borne diseases since 2004

Tick-borne diseases more than doubled and account for more than 60% of all vector-borne infections.

Apr 25, 2018

News Scan for Apr 25, 2018

Chikungunya severity
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Mar 14, 2018

News Scan for Mar 14, 2018

Lassa fever in Nigeria
No suicide-Tamiflu link found
Chikungunya vaccine trial
Feb 27, 2018

News Scan for Feb 27, 2018

Lassa fever in Nigeria
Kenya chikungunya outbreak
Spread of resistant Pseudomonas
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Althouse BM, Guerbois M, Cummings DAT, et al. Role of monkeys in the sylvatic cycle of chikungunya virus in Senegal. Nat Commun 2018 (published online Mar 13)

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)

Ball JD, Elbadry MA, Telisma T, et al. Clinical and epidemiological patterns of chikungunya virus infection and coincident arborviral disease in a school cohort in Haiti, 2014-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 31)

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

Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Newman-Lindsay S, Chow C, et al. Mother-to-child transmission of chikungunya virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Jun 13;12(6):e0006510

Dias JP, Costa MDCN, Campos GS, et al. Seroprevalence of chikungunya virus after its emergence in Brazil. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 26)

Duvignaud A, Fianu A, Bertolotti A, et al. Rheumatism and chronic fatigue, the two facets of post-chikungunya disease: the TELECHIK cohort study on Reunion Island. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 28)

Fortuna C, Toma L, Remoli ME, et al. Vector competence of Aedes albopictus for the Indian Ocean lineage (IOL) chickungunya viruses of the 2007 and 2017 outbreaks in Italy: a comparison between strains with and without the E1:A226V mutation. Euro Surveill 2018 May 31;23(22):pii=1800246

Fortuna C, Toma L, Remoli ME, et al. Vector competence of Aedes albopictus for the Indian Ocean lineage (IOL) chickungunya viruses of the 2007 and 2017 outbreaks in Italy: a comparison between strains with and without the E1:A226V mutation. Euro Surveill 2018 May 31;23(22):pii=1800246

Freitas AR, Donalisio MR, Alarcon-Elbal PM. Excess mortality and causes associated with chikungunya, Puerto Rico—2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 Dec;24(12)

Freitass ARR, Alarcon-Elbal PM, Donalisio MR. Excess mortality in Guadeloupe and Martinique, islands of the French West Indies, during the chikungunya epidemic of 2014. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Aug 28)

Gordon A, Gresh L, Ojeda S, et al. Differences in transmission and disease severity between two successive waves of chikungunya. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 25)

Guhar D, Talpur SJ, Jamil N, et al. The 2016-2017 chikungunya outbreak in Karachi. PLoS Curr 2018 Aug 7

Hisamuddin M, Tazeen A, Abdullah M, et al. Co-circulation of chikungunya and dengue viruses in dengue endemic region of New Delhi, India during 2016. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jul 10)

Honorio NA, Wiggins K, Camara DCP, et al. Chikungunya virus vector competency of Brazilian and Florida mosquito vectors. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Jun 7;12(6):e0006521

Hossain MS, Hasan M, Islam MS, et al. Chikungunya outbreak (2017) in Bangladesh: clinical profile, economic impact and quality of life during the acute phase of the disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Jun 6;12(6):e0006561

Hsu CH, Cruz-Lopez F, Torres DV, et al. Risk factors for hospitalization of patients with chikungunya virus infection at sentinel hospitals in Puerto Rico. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Jan 14;13(1):e0007084

Huits R, De Kort J, Van Den Berg R, et al. Chikungunya virus infection in Aruba: diagnosis, clinical features and predictors of post-chikungunya chronic polyarthralgia. PLoS One 2018 Apr 30;13(4):e0196630

Koeltz A, Lastere S, Jean-Baptiste S. Intensive care admissions for severe chikungunya virus infection, French Polynesia. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 14)

Langsjoen RM, Haller SL, Roy CJ, et al. Chikungunya virus strains show lineage-specific variations in virulence and cross-protective ability in murine and nonhuman primate models. mBio 2018 Mar 6;9(2):e02449-17

Lessa-Aquino C, Trinta KS, Pestana CP et al. Detection of east/central/south African genotype chikungunya virus during an outbreak in a southeastern state of Brazil. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Sep 5)

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)

Makiala-Mandanda S, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Abbate JL, et al. Identification of dengue and chikungunya cases among suspected cases of yellow fever in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2018 (published online May 16)

Mulwa F, Lutomiah J, Chepkorir E, et al. Vector competence of Aedes bromeliae and Aedes vitattus mosquito populations from Kenya for chikungunya virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Oct 15;12(10):e0006746

Naveca FG, Claro I, Giovanetti M, et al. Chikungunya virus outbreak in the Amazon region: replacement of the Asian genotype by an ECSA lineage. bioRxiv 2018 Dec 10

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