Rapid Risk Assessment: Chikungunya case in Spain without travel history to endemic areas, 24 August 2015
On 3 August 2015, Spain notified, through EWRS, a case of chikungunya virus infection in a resident of the city of Gandía in the autonomous community of Valencia. This rapid risk assessment reviews the first chikungunya case reported from Spain without travel history to endemic areas and the risk of possible onwards transmission.
Rapid risk assessment: Chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean region
This risk assessment considers the outbreak of chikungunya on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin in early December 2013 which expanded through the Caribbean during the first half of 2014. This is the first documented autochthonous transmission of chikungunya virus in the Americas.Read more
Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever on the Caribbean island, Saint Martin
Following the confirmation of two cases of autochthonous chikungunya on the Caribbean island of St Martin, ECDC performed a rapid risk assessment. Although there is a risk that travel-related cases may be seen in continental Europe, onward transmission in the EU from imported cases during the winter season is not to be expected.Read more