Chikungunya

Recent News

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
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.

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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 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

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

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

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