Via Dominica News Online: UPDATE: Three more confirmed cases of Chikungunya disease. Excerpt:
Health officials have confirmed three more cases of the Chikungunya disease in Dominica.
There is now a total of four confirmed cases of the disease on the island.
The new confirmed cases are from the Health Districts of Marigot, Castle Bruce and Roseau, health officials said on Tuesday afternoon, adding they are all local transmissions.
On January 16, 2014, the Ministry reported its first (imported) case by an individual who travelled from the Island of St. Martin in December, 2013.
The Ministry of Health said it continues its response through an integrated management and prevention strategy.
This includes: clinical and laboratory surveillance, public education and mosquito control activities. Mosquito control activities include clean-up campaigns to destroy or control, actual and potential breeding as well as fogging, to destroy adult mosquitoes.