Chikungunya reports from Philippines
News about: Philippines
[Chikungunya virus is endemic in the Philippines, so this type of small outbreak, and the one below, are not surprising. Because there is no commercially available vaccine for chikungunya virus, the only preventive action is elimination of _Aedes_ vector mosquito breeding sites and avoidance of mosquito bites per the 4S strategy mentioned above.
Source: ProMed Newsgroup Date: 29-Jun-2013 13:14:20