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States reporting chikungunya virus disease cases – United States, 2016 (as of September 6, 2016)
  • Published Date:
    September 6, 2016
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    English
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    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector-Borne Diseases. ; ArboNet ;
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    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 September 6, 2016, a total of 67 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from 26 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 107 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from U.S. territories (Table). To date, 106 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 September 6, 2016)