The landlocked South American country of Paraguay reported their first locally acquired chikungunya virus case in an Asuncion resident, according to health officials. According to Dr. Andrea Ojeda,...

As the number of reported chikungunya cases to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) appears to be slowing, only increasing by 4,481 cases during the past week- two countries accounted for 95 percent of...

Belize is only one of two Central American countries yet to report a confirmed autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya case to date (Honduras being the other); however, this may have changed as...

A member of the Medical Brigade team from Cuba who went to West Africa to fight Ebola, died from complications of cerebral malaria, according to a Cuban News Agency report today. 60-year-old economist, Jorge...

With the introduction of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, in the Americas last December, we’ve seen a number of countries especially hard hit with the disease–the Dominican Republic  with...

A “State of Emergency” was declared this week in Jamaica over the chikungunya virus situation on the island, according to Telesur TV report Sunday. Jamaican prime minister Portia Simpson...

The number of autochthonous chikungunya cases seen in the Americas increased by 12,121 cases during the past week, rising from 759,948 to 772,069 cases, according to the Pan American Health Organization...

Jamaica has reported it 1st fatality linked to the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to a report in the Jamaica Observer Tuesday. The report states that a  a third year English student from...

Not only has the Western hemisphere seen more than 1 million dengue fever cases in 2014, a multitude of countries are reporting seeing more than one serotype of the mosquito borne virus, eight countries...

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Thursday pledged US$50 million ahead of the “Haiti: Clean water, Improved sanitation, Better health” conference and called on donors and other partners to...