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States reporting chikungunya virus disease cases –United States, 2015 (as of August 25, 2015)
  • Published Date:
    August 25, 2015
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector-Borne Diseases. ; ArboNet ;
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    2015 provisional data for the United States

    • In 2015, chikungunya virus disease became a nationally notifiable condition. Cases are reported to CDC by state and local health departments using standard case definitions.

    • As of August 25, 2015, a total of 294 chikungunya virus disease cases have been reported to ArboNET from 36 U.S. states for 2015 (Table 1 & Map). All reported cases occurred in travelers returning from affected areas. No locally-transmitted cases have been reported from U.S. states.

    • A total of 104 chikungunya virus disease cases have been reported to ArboNET from U.S. territories (Table 2). All reported cases were locally-transmitted cases reported from Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

    • Table 1. Laboratory-confirmed chikungunya virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by state— United States, 2015 (as of August 25, 2015)

    • Table 2. Laboratory-confirmed chikungunya virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by territory — United States, 2015 (as of August 25, 2015)