States reporting chikungunya virus disease cases – United States, 2016 (January 3, 2017)
Published Date:January 4, 2017
Corporate Authors:National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.). Division of Violence Prevention.
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 January 3, 2017, a total of 162 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from 37 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 169 chikungunya virus disease cases with illness onset in 2016 have been reported to ArboNET from U.S. territories (Table). To date, 168 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 January 3, 2017)
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