Via HaitiLibre.com: Haiti - Health : 632 cases of Chikungunya (provisional). Excerpt:
After the confirmation, May 6 by Dr. Florence Duperval Guillaume, Minister of Public Health and Population of 14 cases of chikungunya in Haiti http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11092-haiti-health-chikungunya-14-cases-confirmed-in-the-country.html it was the turn of Dr. Marie Raymond Guirlène Charité, the General of the Ministry of Health Director, to announce that on Sunday, May 11, 632 people have officially caught the chikungunya virus in Haiti, nearly 500 cases just for the department of West. This assessment is provisional, all cases are not reported in hospitals.
Recall that the Director General had announced earlier this month, that a contingency plan would be implemented by the Ministry to control the disease, plan which consists in destroying the place where live and adult mosquitoes by fumigation and make awareness campaigns and communication with the populations.
Preventive measures for the population against chikungunya, are the same as to avoid malaria and dengue fever, it is necessary to destroy all breeding sites in its immediate environment (stagnant water below pots, garbage, gutters) and sleep under a mosquito net.