News & Perspective

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.

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 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.