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Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Radio New Zealand
Wed, 27 May 2015 01:08:11 -0700

The mosquito borne chikungunya virus has now reached half of the Pacific and is likely to spread to non-affected countries in the region over the next five years. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community says the first outbreak of chikungunya was ...

Outbreak News Today

Radio Australia
Tue, 26 May 2015 18:18:32 -0700

SPC launches digital map tracking Chikungunya virus spread. Updated 27 May 2015, 11:49 AEST. Since its first appearance in New Caledonia in 2011, the chikungunya virus has spread to half of the Pacific islands, and the prediction is it won't stop there.

News-Medical.net

News-Medical.net
Tue, 12 May 2015 11:22:30 -0700

Scientists at a U.S. Army research center have modified an assay that tests whether or not a sample of mosquitoes harbors the virus responsible for the disease known as chikungunya (CHIKV), long a problem in the Old World tropics but recently ...

Entomology Today

Entomology Today
Mon, 11 May 2015 05:02:53 -0700

The chikungunya virus belongs to a group known as alphaviruses, at least 30 of which can infect humans and other vertebrates, causing diseases such as equine encephalitis and a variety of rash-accompanied fevers. CHIKV is transmitted by mosquitoes of ...

Outbreak News Today

Outbreak News Today
Sun, 03 May 2015 14:22:30 -0700

The mosquito transmitted Chikungunya virus, which causes Chikungunya fever, is spreading continuously. No vaccine is so far available. Researchers of the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut have experimentally recombined segments of the virus surface protein E2 ...
 
Radio New Zealand
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:30:00 -0700

The Cook Islands ministry of health says the Chikungunya outbreak is on the rise and is likely to have not reached its peak yet. The director of hospital health services Henry Tikaka says there have been about 324 recorded cases of the virus since late ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Mice vaccinated with the vaccine were “partially protected” even when they were infected with a high dose of chikungunya virus. In nature, the viral load will be much lower when it is transmitted by a mosquito. In all probability, the protective effect ...
 
eMaxHealth
Thu, 14 May 2015 07:38:45 -0700

Until now, public health officials did not have a fast and reliable test to detect the presence of chikungunya virus in a mosquito population. However, a new report in the Journal of Medical Entomology notes that VecTOR Test Systems Inc has developed a ...
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