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,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report three weeks ago, health authorities report seeing a surge in chikungunya cases in 13 locations in the Kingdom over the past month. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From the beginning of the year through May 8, Brazilian health officials have recorded 25,807 total chikungunya cases. These numbers correspond a decrease of 22.6%...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Ratanakiri province in northeast Cambodia are reporting an increase in chikungunya cases. Officials note that 100 people contracted chikungunya...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the state of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil is reporting a 147 percent increase in chikungunya cases so far in 2021. The state confirmed 473 infections...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging people to protect themselves and their loved ones against mosquito borne diseases, particularly during the COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Paraná State Department of Health (Sesa) warned today of the increase in cases of chikungunya, a disease also transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, as well...