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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.

Sep 15, 2014

Sep 15, 2014

News Scan for Sep 15, 2014

Chikungunya spike
More EV-D68 cases
Additional MERS case
CDC animal-related safety breach
Poliovirus spill in Belgium

Sep 02, 2014

Sep 02, 2014

News Scan for Sep 02, 2014

Caribbean chikungunya spike
Saudi MERS case
New dengue cases in Japan

Aug 25, 2014

Aug 25, 2014

News Scan for Aug 25, 2014

H3N2v case in Ohio
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Chikungunya outbreak slows
Aerosol TB vaccine trial

Aug 11, 2014

Aug 11, 2014

News Scan for Aug 11, 2014

Another chikungunya spike
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Salmonella from baby poultry
Polio vaccination in Iraq

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.

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