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Biological Health Hazard – Chikungunya Outbreak: (Update) Americas

2016/02/17

CHIKUNGUNYA (04): AMERICAS
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Published Date: 2016-02-17 05:31:35
Subject: PRO/EDR> Chikungunya (04): Americas
Archive Number: 20160217.4027484

In this update:
Cases in various countries:
Regional summaries

Americas

Regional summary
WHO/PAHO report

Cases in various countries not mentioned above or more recent case numbers.

Mexico and Central America

Mexico
– national
– Tabasco state
Nicaragua (national)

South America

Argentina (Salta province)

Countries with cases ex endemic areas but with no ongoing transmission, except Puerto Rico.

USA
– USA states and Caribbean territories from ArboNET for 2015

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Cases in various countries:
Regional summaries

Americas

Regional summary
WHO/PAHO report
12 Feb 2016

Reported cases of chikungunya fever in the Americas, by country or territory — 2016 to EW 6 [week ending (w/e) 12 Feb 2016]. (Cumulative, updated 12 Feb 2016; case numbers earlier than week 3 (week ending 22 Jan 2016) are not shown but can be seen at the URL above.)
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Cases by Country / Week / Local susp / Local conf / Imported conf / Deaths
North America
Mexico / week 5 [w/e 5 Feb 2016] / 0 / 49 / 0 / 0

Central American Isthmus

Costa Rica / week 3 [w/e 22 Jan 2016] / 628 / 0 / 0 / 0
El Salvador / week 5 [w/e 5 Feb 2016] / 2881 / 0 / 0 / 0
Honduras / week 4 [w/e 29 Jan 2016] / 3348 / 0 / 0 / 0
Nicaragua / week 4 [w/e 29 Jan 2016] / 1648 / 94 / 0 / 0

Andean Area

Colombia / week 4 [w/e 29 Jan 2016] / 4536 / 27 / 0 / 0
Ecuador / week 3 [w/e 22 Jan 2016] / 116 / 23 / 1 / 0
Venezuela / week 4 [w/e 29 Jan 2016] / 1008 / 38 / 0 / 0


communicated by:
ProMED-mail
<promed@promedmail.org>

[Maps showing the location of the affected islands and countries mentioned above and below can be accessed at http://www.cdc.gov/chikungunya/images/maps/CHIK_Caribbean_Map-060214.jpg and http://healthmap.org/promed/p/35574;
North America at http://healthmap.org/promed/p/106;
Central America at http://healthmap.org/promed/p/39455; and
South America at http://healthmap.org/promed/p/6186. – Mod.TY]

Cases in various countries not mentioned above or with more recent case numbers.

Mexico and Central America

Mexico
– national. 13 Feb 2016. (reported) in January 2016, 49 cases.
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mexico-reports-50-zika-cases-in-january-most-in-chiapas-and-oaxaca-19257/

– Tabasco state. 12 Feb 2016. (conf.) 4 cases.
http://elsoldemexico.com.mx/republica/124890-tabasco-suma-72-casos-de-dengue-en-el-ano [in Spanish]

Nicaragua (national). 15 Feb 2016. (conf.) 191 cases of which 40 occurred during the past 7 days.
http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/nacionales/385107-nicaragua-acumula-65-casos-virus-zika/ [in Spanish]

South America

Argentina (Salta province). 10 Feb 2016. (reported) 3 cases [not clear if imported or locally acquired]
http://www.eltribuno.info/confirman-30-casos-dengue-3-chikungunya-y-el-momento-ninguno-zika-salta-n672491 [in Spanish]

Countries with cases ex endemic areas but with no ongoing transmission, except Puerto Rico.

USA
– USA states confirmed cases from ArboNET for all of 2015 [2016 case numbers are not available, so the report of the last update is repeated.]
http://www.cdc.gov/chikungunya/pdfs/2015table-011215.pdf

Summary report of laboratory confirmed imported cases for all of 2015 as of 12 Jan 2016:
Alabama 1 case
Alaska 1 case
Arizona 19 cases
Arkansas 4 cases
California 176 cases
Colorado 6 cases
Connecticut 13 cases
Florida 70 cases
Georgia 9 cases
Hawaii 7 cases
Idaho 3 cases
Illinois 19 cases
Indiana 7 cases
Iowa 2 cases
Kansas 11 cases
Kentucky 8 cases
Maine 2 cases
Maryland 19 cases
Massachusetts 30 cases
Michigan 7 cases
Minnesota 4 cases
Mississippi 1 case
Missouri 3 cases
Montana 1 case
Nebraska 4 cases
Nevada 1 case
New Hampshire 1 case
New Jersey 27 cases
New York 69 cases
North Carolina 14 cases
North Dakota 1 case
Ohio 9 cases
Oklahoma 2 cases
Oregon 3 cases
Pennsylvania 8 cases
Rhode Island 5 cases
South Carolina 3 cases
Tennessee 7 cases
Texas 43 cases
Utah 3 cases
Vermont 1 case
Virginia 22 cases
Washington 26 cases
Wisconsin 7 cases

Territories:
Puerto Rico (imported) 0 cases, (locally acquired) 198 cases
US Virgin Islands (imported) 0 cases, (locally acquired) 4 cases

Maps showing the location of the states mentioned above can be accessed at http://healthmap.org/promed/p/106. – Mod.TY]

communicated by:
ProMED-mail
<promed@promedmail.org>
and
Roland Hubner
Superior Health Council
Brussels
Belgium
<roland.hubner@sante.belgique.be>

See Also

Chikungunya (03): Americas, Asia 20160206.3998786
Chikungunya (02): Americas 20160126.3968082
Chikungunya (01): Americas, Asia 20160108.3920697
2015

Chikungunya (38): Americas 20151231.3902281
Chikungunya (37): Americas, Asia 20151220.3877539
Chikungunya (36): Americas 20151209.3851811
Chikungunya (35): Americas 20151202.3835246
Chikungunya (34): Americas, Asia 20151124.3816889
Chikungunya (33): Americas, Asia 20151118.3799623
Chikungunya (32): Americas, Asia 20151109.3778428
Chikungunya (31): Americas, Africa 20151026.3745528
Chikungunya (30): Americas, Asia, Pacific 20151012.3710882
Chikungunya (29): Americas, Asia 20151005.3693195
Chikungunya (28): Americas, Asia, Africa 20150926.3671932
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