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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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