News & Perspective

Aug 28, 2017

Aug 28, 2017
Chikungunya viruses

More sickened in France's chikungunya outbreak

The number of people sickened in France's outbreak has grown from 2 to 13.

Aug 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017
Chik skin rash

France reports local chikungunya cluster

In other developments, a few more cases were reported in the Americas and mosquito trials showed a risk of spread in major Kenyan cities.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Aug 10, 2015

Aug 10, 2015
Aedesalbopictus

Chikungunya case in Spanish man; Americas outbreak grows

The man's infection is Spain's first that didn't involve travel to an endemic area.

Mar 02, 2015

Mar 02, 2015
Aedes mosquito

Chikungunya vaccine looks promising in phase 1 trial

Immune outcomes are promising, but the level of serious adverse events is a concern.

Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
Dominican Republic flags

Caribbean chikungunya cases top 738,000

PAHO reports a large increase in the case count, driven largely by the Dominican Republic, and another locally acquired case is reported in Florida.

Sep 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014
Mosquito fumigation

PAHO warns of heightened chikungunya, dengue threats

As PAHO stresses mosquito control and other steps, the US chikungunya total tops 900 cases.

Aug 04, 2014

Aug 04, 2014
Chikungunya virus micrograph

Caribbean chikungunya cases climb 8%, top 500,000

About two thirds of the 38,000 new cases reported last week were in the Dominican Republic.

Jul 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014
Map of Dominican Republic

Caribbean chikungunya cases up 7%

Cases in the Americas now total almost 475,000, with the Dominican Republic accounting for most of last week's rise.

Jul 21, 2014

Jul 21, 2014
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

PAHO's chikungunya count jumps 24%, to 442,000

The increase was led by the Dominican Republic, which had almost 60,000 new cases.

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