Health officials in the US Virgin Islands have confirmed two new cases of chikungunya virus this week. The first case has been confirmed as locally acquired; the second case is an imported case with the...

A farmer from São José dos Quatro Marcos,  Mato Grosso, Brazil is the first case of cowpox in a person confirmed this year, according to Office of Agricultural Defense of Mato Grosso in a Globo.com...

Brazil, the host of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup and the holder of the dubious title of “most dengue fever cases in the Americas”, has reported seven imported chikungunya cases during the...

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PRESS RELEASE The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is reminding people who plan to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which starts on 13 June in Brazil, to make sure they...

Health authorities from the Dominican Republic held weekend social mobilizations in five of the hardest hit provinces plus the National District in an effort to get the chikungunya and dengue fever situation...

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is reporting an imported case of chikungunya virus in a traveler returning from the Dominican Republic, according to an El Universal report yesterday (computer translated). The...

The island country of Barbados, in the western area of the North Atlantic, has confirmed their first chikungunya case, according to health minister, John Boyce yesterday. Minister Boyce said at a press...

The number of chikungunya cases in the Dominican Republic continues to rise at an alarming rate as the Ministry of Health’s Department of Epidemiology reports 52,976 cases, according to a Health...

In what was expected by many, the chikungunya epidemic plaguing the Caribbean island of Hispaniola is exploding with no end in sight. In Haiti, which comprises the western third of the island, the number...

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) has reported the first confirmed case of chikungunya virus on the Caribbean island yesterday, according to the Department’s...