News & Perspective

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.

Jun 30, 2014

News Scan for Jun 30, 2014

MERS case-control study
Sprout-linked E coli
Declining cholera in Haiti

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 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 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 02, 2014

Jun 02, 2014
mosquitoes

Chikungunya cases surge in Dominican Republic, Haiti

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