The number of locally acquired chikungunya cases in the South American country of Colombia has surpassed 100,000 cases, according to a Prensa Latina report today (computer translated). Since July 2014...

The number of chikungunya cases reported in Puerto Rico from Nov. 26 to Dec. 23 is 431 suspected and 45 confirmed, according to the Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico (computer translated). Health officials...

The capital city of Brazil, Brasilia has seen it’s first autochthonous, or locally acquired case of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to a UOL Notícias report today (comuter translated). In...

The Ecuadorian Health Ministry has confirmed 20 cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, Public Health Minister Carina Vance said today. Vance told local media (computer translated) that most...

With the addition of nearly 10,000 new chikungunya cases in Colombia, the total now exceeds 83,000 cases, by far the most in South America. The country has also reported three deaths related to the mosquito...

Health officials in AM are reporting an outbreak of Chagas disease, in which up to 18 cases may be involved, according to a Globo report (computer translated). It is suspected that the parasitic outbreak...

Colombia’s second largest city has declared a health alert this week in an effort to control the spread of the Chikungunya virus, according to a Terra report Monday (computer translated). Medellín...

Dengue fever and chikungunya are transmitted by the same mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus) and both vectors are found in the Western hemisphere, or the Americas. However, until Dec. 2013,...

Nearly all of the additional 25,000 or so chikungunya cases in the Americas can be attributed to just a handful of countries, according to new data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Monday. In...

The chikungunya situation in Central America has been dominated by El Salvador this year as the country has reported in excess of 135,000 cases in 2014 to date. The chikungunya case count in El Salvador...