News & Perspective

Apr 04, 2014

Apr 04, 2014
Aedes mosquito

Action urged against insect-borne threats in the Americas

A chikungunya outbreak in the Dominican Republic underscores the need for greater mosquito-control efforts.

May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014

News Scan for May 27, 2014

Heartland virus in Oklahoma
More Caribbean chikungunya
Hepatitis B screening
WHA on drug resistance

Jun 02, 2014

Jun 02, 2014
mosquitoes

Chikungunya cases surge in Dominican Republic, Haiti

Chikungunya cases are quickly growing in the region's Latin areas.

Jun 09, 2014

Jun 09, 2014
Hispaniola map

Chikungunya rises in Caribbean as US notes imported cases

Cases in the Caribbean top 135,000, as the US announces 3 new imported cases.

Jun 16, 2014

Jun 16, 2014
Aedes mosquito

Caribbean chikungunya cases top 170,000

Cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the region grew by more than 35,000 in 1 week.

Jun 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014
Aedes mosquito on fabric

Caribbean chikungunya outbreak slows; total nears 190,000

With 18,519 new cases, the number of suspected or confirmed cases reaches 189,055.

Jun 30, 2014

Jun 30, 2014
bug spray

Haiti, Dominican Republic cases push chikungunya total past 260,000

Cases rose sharply last week, led by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Jul 07, 2014

Jul 07, 2014
Hispaniola map

Hispaniola hot spots boost chikungunya cases over 300,000

The outbreak total climbs to 306,837 cases, a 42,393-case increase.

Jul 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014
Martinique church

Chikungunya outbreak exceeds 355,000 cases

Suspected and confirmed cases now total 355,617, an increase of 48,780.

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