States reporting chikungunya virus disease cases – United States, 2016 (as of August 30, 2016)
Published Date:August 30, 2016
Corporate Authors:National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector-Borne Diseases. ; ArboNet ;
Description:2016 provisional data for the United States
• Chikungunya virus disease became a nationally notifiable condition in 2015. Cases are reported to CDC by state and local health departments using standard case definitions.
• As of August 30, 2016, a total of 64 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from 25 U.S. states (Table & 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 99 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from U.S. territories (Table). To date, 98 locally acquired cases and 1 travel-associated case have been reported from Puerto Rico.
• Table. Laboratory-confirmed chikungunya virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by state or territory— United States, 2016 (as of August 30, 2016)
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