Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever on the Caribbean island, Saint Martin
Following the confirmation of two cases of autochthonous chikungunya on the Caribbean island of St Martin, ECDC performed a rapid risk assessment.
Rapid risk assessment: Chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean region
This risk assessment considers the outbreak of chikungunya on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin in early December 2013 which expanded through the Caribbean during the first half of 2014. This is the first documented autochthonous transmission of chikungunya virus in the Americas.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Chikungunya case in Spain without travel history to endemic areas, 24 August 2015
UPDATE: On 11 September, authorities in Valencia,Spain acknowledged that the case of Chikungunya reported 3 August 2015 is a false positive. Laboratory investigation conducted by the National Reference laboratory in Madrid did not confirm the initial results.
On 3 August 2015, Spain notified, through EWRS, a case of chikungunya virus infection in a resident of the city of Gandía in the autonomous community of Valencia. This rapid risk assessment reviews the first chikungunya case reported from Spain without travel history to endemic areas and the risk of possible onwards transmission.
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Rapid Risk Assessment: Cluster of autochthonous chikungunya cases in France
This rapid risk assessment has been produced In the context of a cluster of four confirmed cases and one probable locally-acquired case of chikungunya in Var department, in southern France.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Clusters of autochthonous chikungunya cases in Italy
Two related clusters involving autochthonous transmission of chikungunya virus have been detected in the cities of Anzio and Rome. This rapid risk assessment provides detailed event background information and assesses the threat for the European Union.
Rapid risk assessment: Clusters of autochthonous chikungunya cases in Italy, first update
Italy is currently experiencing four clusters of autochthonous chikungunya cases in the cities of Anzio, Latina and Rome in the Lazio region, and the city of Guardavalle Marina in the Calabria region.