A Zika vaccine could save suffering and costs
(CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy) A new study led by researchers at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine found that routinely giving the Zika vaccine to women of childbearing age could save money if the risk of Zika is around that of other mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Skin cream used to treat GENITAL WARTS could protect people against diseases carried by mosquitoes
Scientists studied the effect of the cream, which is sold as Imiquimod or Aldara, on four types of virus transmitted by mosquitoes, including Zika and Chikungunya. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mauritius: Inter-Sectoral Collaboration Is Key to Control and Prevent Outbreak of Vector-Borne Diseases
[Government of Mauritius] 'An inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent the outbreak of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya, in particular during the currently prevailing cyclonic and rainy season'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Sudan Free of Dengue, Chikungunya' - Minister
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Sudan's Ministry of Health has declared that the country is free of dengue and Chikungunya for the first time since August 2019. The International Epidemiological Office of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has declared that livestock is also free of epidemic diseases in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Malaria Breached Epidemic Threshold in 2019
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -More than 1.8 million cases of malaria were reported from across Sudan so far in 2019, a sharp increase compared to previous years, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Thursday. Cases of diphtheria, dengue fever, rift valley fever, chikungunya, and cholera continue to be recorded across the country, according to the Sudanese Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mechanism that triggers the inflammatory process by Mayaro virus is discovered
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) A Brazilian team at FAPESP-supported Center for Research on Inflammatory Diseases identified the strategy used by immune cells to combat the pathogen Mayaro virus, which causes symptoms similar to those of chikungunya fever. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Chikungunya Virus Disease: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2019. This six-page report on cases of chikungunya virus disease is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 10, 2019. For 2018, 14 countries in the European Union/European Economic Area reported 160 cases of chikungunya virus disease, of which 113 (71 percent) were confirmed. All cases were travel-related. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Vector-Borne Diseases Continue to Spread
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan has been facing various disease outbreaks in the past months, including cholera, dengue fever, Rift Valley fever (RVF), chikungunya, and malaria. The government and humanitarian partners actively responded to the outbreaks, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports. Most complaints reaching Radio Dabanga come from the western and eastern parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diffuse Hyperpigmentation Can Distinguish Chikungunya From Other Arbovirus Infections Diffuse Hyperpigmentation Can Distinguish Chikungunya From Other Arbovirus Infections
With outbreaks of chikungunya fever (CF) having been reported in previously untouched regions from southern Europe to the Americas, clinicians need to be aware of even such relatively rare signs of the infection as acquired diffuse hyperpigmentation, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Sudan: UN OCHA Reports Dengue, Chikungunya, and RVF Outbreaks in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan has been facing numerous disease outbreaks including dengue fever, Rift Valley fever (RVF), and chikungunya in the past months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: UN OCHA Reports Dengue, Chikungunya, and Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan has been facing numerous disease outbreaks including dengue fever, Rift Valley fever (RVF), and chikungunya in the past months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Professionals Condemn Ministers for Endorsing Militia Health Campaign
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) has condemned the participation of members of the Sovereign Council in the launch of a campaign against cholera, dengue, and Chikungunya in some parts of Sudan organised by the Rapid Support Forces RSF militia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Chikungunya, Dengue Fever Cases Recorded in West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The Doctors' Committee in West Darfur has reported nine cases of chikungunya fever and two cases of dengue fever in the state capital El Geneina. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors - 'Health Condition Collapse' in Kassala As Diseases Spread
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The Sudan Central Doctors' Committee reports widespread prevalence of chikungunya* and dengue fever in Kassala state, pointing out that 48 per cent of the total pathology samples tested positive. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Manual for Indoor Residual Spraying in Urban Areas for Aedes Aegypti Control
Source: World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Published: 10/9/2019. This 60-page manual provides technical guidelines for the strategic use of indoor residual spraying for Aedes aegypti mosquito control (IRS-Aedes) in urban areas, and compiles and standardizes the criteria, instruments, technical parameters, and equipment, as well as the application technique, for strategic integration of IRS-Aedes in Aedes aegypti control programs. Given the absence of a specific treatment and vaccines against dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, and the limitations of current vector control strategies, the World ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Powerful new synthetic vaccines to combat epidemics
A new type of vaccine that can be stored at warmer temperatures, removing the need for refrigeration, has been developed for mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya in a major advance in vaccine technology. The findings, published in Science Advances today [Wednesday 25 September], reveal exceptionally promising results for the Chikungunya vaccine candidate, which has been engineered using a synthetic protein scaffold that could revolutionise the way vaccines are designed, produced and stored. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry, Institutes, Bristol BioDesign Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Translational Health Sci Source Type: news

Sudan: Haemorrhagic Fever, Cholera Spreading in Sudan As Reports of Chikungunya Wane
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala / Red Sea State / Blue Nile State / Kabkab -The Ministry of Health has reported 22 suspected cases of haemorrhagic fever in Kassala in eastern Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Must Do More to Stop Recurring Chikungunya Outbreaks
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia's second largest city, Dire Dawa, is dealing with a chikungunya fever outbreak. Around 20,000 cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection have been reported since the outbreak started in March 2019. This is the second recorded outbreak of the disease in the country; the first was in 2016. Eunice Anyango Owino spoke to The Conversation Africa about the disease and the burden it places on public health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease
Hurricane Dorian’s 185 mph winds and punishingly slow pace smashed entire neighborhoods in the Bahamas, killing at least 50 people. But now, Bahamians are facing a different kind of threat. The lack of access to toilets, clean water and medications puts tens of thousands at risk for disease, public health experts warn. Bahamians in the hardest-hit areas are already suffering from cuts and gashes caused by widespread debris and wreckage. But now aid groups are saying survivors are beginning to show signs of gastrointestinal issues from contaminated water. Those with chronic illnesses are struggling without access to t...
Source: TIME: Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized Bahamas Infectious Disease onetime weather Source Type: news

A Young Biotech Company Garners Australian Design Award for Innovative Diagnostics
A Danish and Taiwanese company has won Australia’s Good Design Award for a portable diagnostic device—small enough to fit in a camera case—that allows diagnosis of infectious diseases on the spot from a single drop of blood. “The Good Design Award ranked BluBox as the best solution for the rapid and accurate assessment of communicable diseases in heavily populated as well as resource-constrained, expertise-lacking areas,” explained Filippo Bosco, CEO and one of the three founders of BluSense Diagnostics (Copenhagen). The secret inside...
Source: MDDI - September 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Jenevieve Blair Polin Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Viral Residue
Genetic material from the chikungunya virus remains in mouse cells after infection and may be linked to later joint pain. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 30, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Live from Geneva: Q & A on #Dengue
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 8/14/2019. This 25-minute video features live responses from an expert to questions about dengue, which is transmitted through Aedes aegypti and Aedes Albopictus mosquitoes, also known as Asian tiger mosquitoes. These are the same mosquitoes that transmit chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika. Topics include identifying the warning signs and symptoms of severe dengue, and complications caused by dengue. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - August 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Dengue Dance?
Discussion Dengue is an important arboviral infection that affects about 40% of the world population. It is found mainly in topical and subtropical areas of the world mainly in developing countries but it range is spreading including the United States. A review of common arboviruses can be found here. It is a flaviavirus with 4 distinct serotypes named DENV-1 through DENV-4 and is spread by A. aegypti a day biting mosquito. Infection with one serotype confers immunity to that serotype but not the others. It does offer some protection for cross-infection but this only lasts a few months. Incubation period is 3-14 days with ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Using Big Data to Monitor Chikungunya Using Big Data to Monitor Chikungunya
What potential value could big data bring to the field of public health? In this case, it helps to provide insight into chikungunya outbreaks in Europe.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Africa: Leishmaniasis Needs More Attention - It Causes Skin Lesions, and Can Kill
[The Conversation Africa] Leishmaniasis ranks on the World Health Organisation's list of neglected tropical diseases, along with the usual suspects such as dengue, chikungunya and rabies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Chikungunya Outbreak in Red Sea State - 73 Stricken
[Radio Dabanga] Jabeit -Sudanese medical sources have reported an outbreak of the mosquito-borne chikungunya fever in Jebeit in Red Sea state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chinese Scientists Cut Local Numbers of Dangerous Mosquito by 94%
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 -- Some mosquitoes spread diseases to humans through their bite, passing along harmful pathogens like Zika, dengue fever, West Nile virus and chikungunya. Now humans are turning the tables, infecting these dangerous... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Regional Plan of Action 2019 −2023 for Implementation of the Global Vector Control Response 2017−2030
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. Published: 7/2019. This 35-page action plan was developed to assist the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region in strengthening their capacity and capability for effective, locally-adaptive, and sustainable vector control interventions for vector-borne disease control, including response to outbreaks, epidemics, and humanitarian crises, with the aim of reducing the burden and threat of such diseases in the region. The region has witnessed outbreaks of emerging and re-emerging vector-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya. (PDF)...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis
(Washington University School of Medicine) A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has snapped high-resolution pictures of chikungunya virus latched onto a protein found on the surface of cells in the joints. The structures, published May 9, 2019 in the journal Cell, shows in atomic-level detail how the virus and cell-surface protein fit together -- data that promises to accelerate efforts to design drugs and vaccines to prevent or treat arthritis caused by chikungunya or related viruses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 3, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New framework helps gauge impact of mosquito control programs
(PLOS) Effective methods of controlling mosquito populations are needed to help lower the worldwide burden of mosquito-borne diseases including Zika, chikungunya, and dengue. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have described a new statistical framework that can be used to assess mosquito control programs over broad time and space scales. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito: Developing Sustainable State and Local Mosquito Control Programs; Second Edition
Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). Published: 5/21/2019. This 72-page document, updated from the 2005 edition, provides guidance to assist local, state, and territorial mosquito control programs in developing and maintaining effective mosquito control programs. The rapid spread of West Nile virus (WNV) and the emergence of other viruses such as dengue, chikungunya, and Zika in the United States and its territories, demonstrates the continuing need for organized mosquito control activities. Guidance is organized into four sections: Understanding the roles of government and nongovernmenta...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chikungunya – Congo (The)
On 9 February 2019, the government of Congo officially declared an outbreak of chikungunya virus disease. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Chikungunya – Congo
On 9 February 2019, the government of Congo officially declared an outbreak of chikungunya virus disease. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

European experts sound alarm as mosquito- and tick-borne diseases set to flourish in warmer climate
(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) New research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology& Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (April 13-16) shows that the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Travelers to Thailand at Risk of Chikungunya Virus Infection Travelers to Thailand at Risk of Chikungunya Virus Infection
Confirmed cases of chikungunya virus in travelers returning from Thailand's tourist areas mean that visitors to the country are at increased risk, and the virus may spread to other nations, researchers warn.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Surveillance Report: Chikungunya Virus Disease; Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 4/2019. This six-page report, based on data for 2017 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on December 10, 2018, details how in 2017, 10 countries reported 548 cases of chikungunya virus disease, of which 461 (84.1 percent) were confirmed. For the first time since 2014, autochthonous chikungunya cases were reported from continental Europe by France (n=17) and Italy (n=277). (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Climate Change May Mean More Risky Mosquitoes
In the United States, where Zika cases have occurred in warmer areas in the last several years, dengue and chikungunya could also become wider threats, the study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modelled climate change impact on mosquito-borne virus transmission
(PLOS) Mosquito-borne viruses, such as dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, already threaten over a billion people globally. A study published on March 28, 2019, in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases predicts that climate change and rising global temperatures will lead to both increased and new exposures to humans of diseases carried by mosquito vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Aedes-Transmitted Arbovirus Infections in the Americas Aedes-Transmitted Arbovirus Infections in the Americas
What are the challenges and implications to public health presented by the rising incidence in the Americas of arboviral infections such as dengue, zika, yellow fever, and chikungunya?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Engaging monocytes to battle Chikungunya
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Balasubramani, A. Tags: twis Source Type: news

Study traces the origins of Chikungunya in Brazil
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) New evidence suggests that Chikungunya virus arrived in Brazil at least one year earlier than it was detected by public health surveillance systems. Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and Funda ç ã o Oswaldo Cruz published their findings in the journal Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Chikungunya Fever On the Rise in Eastern Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -A government report has shown more than 10,000 cases of chikungunya* fever in Sudan's Red Sea state over the past four months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zika and Chikungunya viruses: Diagnostic pitfalls
(German Center for Infection Research) Millions of people have contracted Zika and chikungunya virus infections since the outbreaks that have been striking Latin America since 2013. Particularly Zika-related malformations in newborns warrant reliable diagnostics. DZIF scientists from the Charit é - Universit ä tsmedizin Berlin demonstrate the problems with the currently available diagnostics, particularly for Zika virus detection, and develop combined testing methods that have higher reliability. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Chikungunya Virus Infection
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sofosbuvir rids organism of chikungunya and yellow fever viruses
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Sofosbuvir is already used to treat hepatitis C and has passed all human use approval tests, so it can be fairly easily deployed if the chikungunya epidemic forecast for the next two years materializes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Fund Open-Source Global Disease Tracker; May Be Useful Resource for Microbiology Laboratories
Cloud-based platform—IDseq—shows potential to track the causes and spread of infectious diseases worldwide using metagenomic data Here’s the latest example of how big data and related technologies can give physicians—as well as microbiologists and clinical pathologists—a new tool for understanding infectious disease and tracking outbreaks anywhere in the world. This project is being funded and […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 17, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations anatomic pathology Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Chan Zuckerberg Initiative chikungunya Source Type: news

A tip sheet on how to prevent dengue fever
(Natural News) Mosquitoes can easily transmit diseases – such as Zika, yellow fever, chikungunya, and dengue – with just one bite. Among these diseases, dengue has the highest risk of mortality, which is very worrisome since it is also the quickest to spread across the world. The risk of getting dengue significantly increases during the monsoon season since... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination --- Worldwide, 2000--2017
In 2010, the World Health Assembly set three milestones for measles prevention to be achieved by 2015: 1) increase routine coverage with the first dose of measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) among children aged 1 year to ≥90% at the national level and to ≥80% in every district; 2) reduce global annual measles incidence to less than five cases per million population; and 3) reduce global measles mortality by 95% from the 2000 estimate (1).* (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 29, 2018 Category: American Health Tags: American Indian - Alaska Native Health Animal-Related Diseases Chikungunya Virus Chronic Disease Dengue Fever (DF) Global Health HIV Prevention HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS and STDs Measles MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Public Source Type: news

Outbreak of Dengue Virus Type 2 --- American Samoa, November 2016--October 2018
The U.S. territory of American Samoa has experienced recent outbreaks of illnesses caused by viruses transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, including dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 29, 2018 Category: American Health Tags: American Indian - Alaska Native Health Animal-Related Diseases Chikungunya Virus Chronic Disease Dengue Fever (DF) HIV Prevention HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS and STDs MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Public Health Zika Virus Source Type: news

Sudan: Medics - Chikungunya Infections On the Rise in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Health sources have pointed to a rise of rates of chikungunya fever infections in eastern districts of Port Sudan in Red Sea state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news