Tag archive for ‘Florida chikungunya’
By Robert On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Florida confirms ‘locally acquired’ chikungunya cases in St. Lucie, Palm Beach Counties

The Florida Department of Health confirmed two additional locally acquired, or autochthonous cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, bringing the total of such cases to four in the state and the country. Female More...

By Robert On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000

Despite all the efforts the Dominican Republic Health Ministry have taken to get the chikungunya outbreak in the country under control, the number of cases continue to increase, and sometimes increase greatly, More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Chikungunya: Florida reports first locally acquired cases in the US

Seven months after the first autochthonous chikungunya cases were reported in the Western hemisphere in early December, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has reported two locally acquired cases of the mosquito More...

By Robert On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Locally acquired dengue fever reported in Miami-Dade County

Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County in 2014 on Wednesday, according to a health department press More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Florida: Travel-associated Chikungunya cases increase by six

Six cases of chikungunya fever were reported this week in persons that had international travel and are residents of Broward, Leon, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, and Polk Counties. In 2014, 48 travel-associated cases More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Florida chikungunya cases continue rise, 70% related to Haiti travel

The number of travel-associated chikungunya cases continue its rise in the United States, with no state experiencing the introduction of this mosquito borne virus like Florida. Image/CDC During the week ending June More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Florida chikungunya cases now at 25

The number of imported, or travel-associated chikungunya cases reported in Florida increased by another seven during the past week, according to the Florida Department of Health. Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/James More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Florida reports eight additional imported chikungunya cases in past week

New imported chikungunya cases reported from Broward, Clay, Hillsborough and Miami-Dade Counties during the past week has brought the total number of cases in Florida to 18, according to the Florida Department of More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Florida reports 10 imported chikungunya cases in 2014

The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria and filariasis). More...

By Robert On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Tampa woman contracts chikungunya while traveling to the Dominican Republic

A Hillsborough County woman is one of three imported chikungunya virus cases reported by the Florida Department of Health today. It is believed the 44-year-old  Tampa-area  resident contracted the mosquito borne More...

By Robert On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Florida reports three imported Chikungunya cases

The Florida Department of Health reported today three imported cases of chikungunya virus, prompting health authorities to advise the public to be aware of the mosquito borne virus when traveling. A female Aedes More...

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