23 May 2014: Chikungunya – situation in the Americas – update

Epidemiological Alerts and UpdatesGiven the continued dissemination of chikungunya virus in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) reminds Member States to continue efforts to reduce vector density, in addition to training health care workers on identifying clinically compatible cases and prepare health services for the possibility of chikungunya virus outbreaks as they may increase the demand for such services, particularly in areas with concurrent dengue outbreaks.

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