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Chikungunya mother-to-baby transmission reported in Brazil

Outbreak News Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
This case strengthens the alert for pregnant women, who should take protective measures against Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector Zika, dengue and chikungunya, throughout the period of pregnancy. “While the increased risk of transmission of Zika ...

Chikungunya – United States of America

World Health Organization - ‎Jun 14, 2016‎
On 2 June 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the United States of America notified PAHO/WHO of the first laboratory-confirmed case of locally-acquired Chikungunya virus in the state of Texas. The patient, who is from Cameron County, became ill in ...

Chikungunya virus can spread from mosquito to mosquito, reveals study

Mumbai Mirror - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Contrary to popular belief that chikungunya virus is passed on from infected humans to mosquitoes, a study has reveled that the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes pass on the Chikungunya virus to their offsprings. The study also suggests that lack of adequate ...
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Mosquito bites more than just annoying — can cause serious illness

Miami Herald - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The most common diseases caused by mosquito bites in the Americas include dengue, chikungunya, Zika and malaria. All of these diseases can produce high fever, joint pain, skin rashes and headaches a few weeks after being bitten by an infected mosquito ...

Scientists Find Vaccines To Fight Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya

University Herald - ‎Jun 17, 2016‎
University of Alabama Student Tested Positive For The Highly-Contagious Zika Virus! A University of Alabama student who had recently studied abroad has tested positive for the Zika virus, a spokesman for the school confirmed on Monday, June 13.

Lead doctor in fight against Chikungunya contracts disease

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jun 15, 2016‎
"I felt the symptoms of the disease at the tail end of my tour. All my joints hurt and I developed a fever, " Dr Mahmud told The Standard yesterday.

What we should know about the killer virus "Chikungunya"

Hivisasa.com - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Chikungunya is a mosquito borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. The name"Chikungunya" derives from a word in the kimakonde language meaning "to be contorted",and it describes slooped appearance of ...

Chikungunya Pipeline Review, Industry Analysis, Market Size and Forecast 2016 to 2020

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
Chikungunya Global 2015 Clinical Trials Review, H2” provides an detailed overview of Chikungunya scenario. Report includes top line data relating on Chikungunya Global clinical trials scenario. This report on Chikungunya also includes an review of ...

15 Tips For Travelers To Stay Healthy On A Summer Vacation

NPR - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
Some of the students got mosquito bites and came down with chikungunya, she says. "If it's possible, bring your own products - and enough to last," she says.

Viral epidemic casts a pall in Kenya

Health24 - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
Parts of Northern Kenya have been struck by an epidemic of chikungunya, a mosquito borne viral infection. Half of the population in one Kenyan county which borders Ethiopia and Somalia has come down with the infection.

Health ministry awaits blood test results for Chikungunya, Zika viruses

Fiji Times - ‎Jun 15, 2016‎
Update: 6:20PM THE Ministry of Health is still awaiting results of blood samples for Chikungunya and Zika cases which were sent overseas for testing.

Número de casos de chikungunya em AL preocupa Secretaria da Saúde

Globo.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
O aumento do número de casos de chikungunha no estado preocupa a secretaria de Saúde de Alagoas (Sesau). De acordo com a secretária da pasta, Rosângela Wyszomirska, de janeiro a maio deste ano já foram registrados 6.400 casos, contra 127 ...

Moustique-tigre en Corse : 14 cas suspects et 1 cas de chikungunya importé en 2015

Corse Net Infos - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
En 2006 et 2007, la Haute-Corse puis la Corse-du-Sud ont été classés en « niveau 1 albopictus » du plan national anti-dissémination de la dengue et du chikungunya, qui compte 6 niveaux. La présence du moustique tigre est donc avérée, il est durablement ...

Estado registra primeiro caso autóctone de febre chikungunya

Jornal do Comércio - ‎10 hours ago‎
O Rio Grande do Sul teve seu primeiro caso autóctone (contraído no próprio Estado) de febre chikungunya confirmado na sexta-feira. Transmitida pelo mosquito Aedes aegypti, o mesmo hospedeiro da dengue e do zika vírus, a chikungunya foi registrada em ...

Infectologista condena automedicação em casos de zika e chikungunya

NE10 - ‎Jun 25, 2016‎
Entretanto, quando se está com zika ou febre chikungunya, os cuidados devem ser redobrados, uma vez que a prática pode ter como consequência o agravamento dessas doenças e levar o paciente a óbito. Deste modo, todo cuidado é pouco na hora de ...
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Secretaria de Campina registra transmissão de chikungunya durante gestação

Paraíba Online (sátira) (Inscrição) (Blogue) - ‎16 hours ago‎
A Secretaria de Saúde de Campina Grande registrou um caso de infecção de recém-nascido por chikungunya durante a gestação. A mãe do bebê, que é do município de Cacimba de Dentro, teve a doença no fim da gravidez e a criança nasceu ...
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Rio Grande do Sul tem primeiro caso autóctone de febre chikungunya

Globo.com - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
A infecção pelo vírus chikungunya provoca sintomas bem parecidos com os da dengue, porém causa mais dor e tem menor índice de mortalidade. Entre os principais sintomas como dor de cabeça e muscular, náusea e manchas avermelhadas na pele.
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PB registra infecção de bebê por chikungunya durante a gestação

Globo.com - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Um bebê foi infectado com a febre chikungunya durante a gestação na Paraíba. Esse caso, investigado pela pesquisadora e médica Adriana Melo, confirma que a doença pode ser transmitida verticalmente, ou seja, da mãe para o feto ou recém-nascido.

Temen un brote de chikungunya

Pulso de San Luis (Comunicado de prensa) - ‎6 hours ago‎
temen un brote de chikun ÉBANO.- Por lo menos quince personas del ejido La Reforma han sido llevadas de emergencia al Hospital de Vichinchijol, debido a que presentan síntomas parecidos a los del chikungunya. Gregorio Carranco Vargas ...

Chikungunya – États-Unis d'Amérique

Organisation mondiale de la Santé - ‎Jun 19, 2016‎
Le 2 juin 2016, le point focal national RSI pour les États-Unis d'Amérique a notifié à l'OPS/OMS le premier cas de chikungunya contracté localement dans l'État du Texas et confirmé en laboratoire. La personne, du comté de Cameron, est tombée malade en ...
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