News & Perspective

Sep 10, 2007

Sep 10, 2007

Chikungunya fever gains foothold in Europe

(CIDRAP News) – A recent outbreak of the debilitating tropical disease known as chikungunya fever in northern Italy apparently marks the mosquito-borne infection's first foothold in Europe, according to European health authorities.

Nov 06, 2007

Nov 06, 2007

Report says chikungunya could return in Europe next spring

(CIDRAP News) – Health experts who investigated Europe's first chikungunya outbreak involving transmission by local mosquitoes recently reported that cases could occur again next spring unless vigorous mosquito surveillance and eradication measures are used to control the disease in Italyand prevent its spread to other parts of Europe.

Dec 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013
Marigot, St. Martin

Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US

Cases have grown to 66 on the French side of St. Martin, which may elevate the US risk.

Jan 06, 2014

Jan 06, 2014

News Scan for Jan 06, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya cases
Cashew cheese Salmonella outbreak

Jan 10, 2014

Jan 10, 2014

News Scan for Jan 10, 2014

H5N1 patient was young woman
US preparedness funding
Jump in chikungunya cases
Anthrax in republic of Georgia

Jan 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014

News Scan for Jan 21, 2014

Spike in Caribbean chikungunya cases
Pakistani polio workers killed

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