Epidemiological update: autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever in France, 23 October 2014
French authorities reported a cluster of four autochthonous cases of chikungunya infection in Languedoc-Roussillon region, south of France. This is the first report of autochthonous chikungunya virus transmission in France this year.
Epidemiological update: Chikungunya case in Spain without travel history to endemic areas (false alert)
On 11 September, Authorities in Valencia – Spain acknowledged that the case of Chikungunya reported 3 August 2015 is a false positive. Laboratory investigation conducted by the National Reference laboratory in Madrid did not confirm the initial results.
Poster with information for travellers
It is important to protect yourself from mosquito bites when staying in the affected areas in order to prevent becoming infected with the virus. How can travelers prevent mosquito bites?