Chikungunya

Recent News

Feb 26, 2019

News Scan for Feb 26, 2019

Diagnostic tests in an emergency
CWD expansion in Kansas
Brazil chikungunya arrival
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

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

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)

Freitas LP, Cruz OG, Lowe R, et al. Space-time clusters of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika cases in the city of Rio de Janeiro. bioRxiv 2019 Jan 17


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

Humphrey JM, Al-Absi ES, Hamdan MM, et al. Dengue and chikungunya seroprevalence among Qatari nationals and immigrants residing in Qatar. PLOS One 2019 Jan 31;14(1):e0211574

Javelle E, Florescu SA, Asgeirsson H, et al. Increased risk of chikungunya infection in travelers to Thailand during ongoing outbreak in tourist areas: cases imported to Europe and the Middle East, early 2019. Euro Surveill 2019 Mar 7;24(1):pii=1900146

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)

Lizarazo E, Vincenti-Gonzalez M, Grillet ME, et al. Spatial dynamics of chikungunya virus, Venezuela, 2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Feb 28)

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)

Mercado-Reyes M, Acosta-Reyes J, Navarro-Lechuga E, et al. Dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus coinfection: results of the national surveillance during the Zika epidemic in Colombia. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Jan 30)

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

Naveca FG, Claro I, Giovanetti M, et al. Genomic, epidemiological and digital surveillance of chikungunya virus in the Brazilian Amazon. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 (published online Mar 7)

Rahman M, Yamagishi J, Rahim R, et al. East/Central/South African genotype in a chikungunya outbreak, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2017. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jan 7)

Reisinger EC, Tschismarov R, Beubler E, et al. Immunogenicity, safety, and tolerability of the measles-vectored chikungunya virus vaccine MV-CHIK: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled and active controlled phase 2 trial. Lancet 2018 (published online Nov 5)

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