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...

The province of Los Santos in Panama has reported another case of hantavirus, this one in the Tonosi district, according to a Dia a Dia report (computer translated). The patient, a 24-year-old woman from...

The number of autochthonous, or locally transmitted chikungunya cases in Puerto Rico increased by 895 during the week ending Oct. 3, according to data released by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The...

The Ecuador Ministry of Health has reported the first travel associated chikungunya case in an individual who recently returned from a trip to Colombia, according to a Pam Am Post report Friday. The patient,...

Local transmission of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, has been detected in the Cayman Islands, according to the Mosquito Research & Control Unit this week. According to Alan Wheeler, Assistant...