Via Extra Alagoas: Suspected Chikungunya fever leaves warning in Alagoas. Excerpt from the Google translation:
The increase in suspected cases of Chikungunya fever and dengue in Alagoas, is worrying and puts the population in Alagoas alert. According to a report epidemiological Weekly to Sinan Management (National System of Health Ministry of notifications), until the last day April 9 were reported 626 cases of Chikungunya fever.
What is striking is that in 2014 only two cases were investigated.
Regarding dengue, it is no different. This year there have been 1,363 reported incidents against 1,625 of the whole previous year.
Other diseases are also evaluated. In 2015, through epidemiological week 13, there was notification of 759 suspected cases. And 12 cases of pertussis, 12 acute Chagas disease, 24 cases of meningitis, 17 cases of rubella and 626 of chikungunya are being investigated for differential diagnosis with dengue.