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By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Chikungunya: More than 2,800 confirmed cases in the Caribbean, over 10,000 suspected

The mosquito borne outbreak of chikungunya in the Caribbean, which began in early December 2013 on the island of St. Martin, and more recently in South America, continues to mount according to the latest numbers More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 29th, 2013
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Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean grows to 71 confirmed cases

Following reports of the emergence of the chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere earlier this month when two locally acquired cases were confirmed on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin, the beginning More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Chikungunya outbreak reported on the island of Yap

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been advised by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) of an outbreak of the mosquito borne viral disease, Chikungunya fever in the State of Yap. Aedes More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Chikungunya outbreak in Papua New Guinea

A chikungunya outbreak was first detected in Papua New Guinea in June 2012 in Vanimo. Since then, cases spread to East New Britain province, New Ireland, Morobe, Eastern Highlands, West New Britain, Madang, Chimbu, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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Philippines: More than 300 cases of Chikungunya reported in Antique

Philippines health officials are reporting an outbreak of the mosquito borne viral disease in Patnongon, Antique, according to a Dr. Eric Tayag’s Twitter account. According to health officials, as of April, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Philippine health officials investigate anthrax outbreak in Abra, slow the spread of chikungunya in Samar

Image/CIA Officials from the Philippines Department of Health (DoH) are investigating and battling two disease outbreak in two different regions of the country. The DoH has dispatched a team of investigators to More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Philippines DOH monitoring Chikungunya outbreak in Surigao del Sur

The Department of Health (DOH) is monitoring the outbreak of chikungunya, a disease caused by the same mosquito species that spreads dengue, in Surigao del Sur. Unconfirmed reports say there have been 114 cases More...


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