21 February 2014: Chikungunya – situation in the Americas – update

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Epidemiological AlertsGiven the expansion of chikungunya virus transmission in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) reminds Member States to continue efforts to reduce vector density and prepare health services for the possibility of chikungunya virus outbreaks which may increase the demand for such services, particularly in areas with concurrent dengue outbreaks.