By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reports 122,203 chikungunya cases year to date in the Americas. This compares with 103,000 total cases reported in all of 2020. Brazil...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Nipah antibodies detected in bat samples: Kerala government Kerala health minister Veena George on Wednesday said the antibodies against the Nipah virus were found in samples...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Paraná State Department of Health (Sesa) reported yesterday in it’s arbovirus epidemiological report the first locally transmitted chikungunya cases of  the current...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pernambuco State Health Department (SES-PE) is reporting a significant increase in the number chikungunya cases during the first seven months of 2021. As of July...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ponhea Leu district, Kandal province in southeastern Cambodia has reported an increase in the mosquito-borne diseases, chikungunya and dengue fever recently. Ponhea...

Specialty vaccine company, Valneva, announced positive topline results from the Phase 3 pivotal trial of its single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553. VLA1553 was recently awarded Breakthrough...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Specialty vaccine company, Valneva announced recently it has been awarded Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553,...

Data from nine cities in Mexico confirms that identifying dengue fever “hot spots” can provide a predictive map for future outbreaks of Zika and chikungunya. All three of these viral diseases are spread...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of chikungunya cases increased by 4,986 percent in Santos, a coastal city of 433,000 in southern Brazil’s São Paulo state. The city already has...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health authorities in São Paulo state, Brazil are reporting a dramatic increase in chikungunya cases during the first six months of 2021. In less than 6 months,...