Chikungunya spreads out in 19 provinces of Ecuador

8,000 cases of chikungunya were reported last week according to the Minister of Health Carina Vance. In its latest accountability report, The National Service for Control of the Arthropod Vector-Borne Disease (SNEM for its Spanish acronym) indicates that the proliferation of the...

First case of chikungunya was confirmed in Esmeraldas

Authorities of the Ministry of Public Health today confirmed the first case of chikungunya in Esmeraldas. It would be a patient who arrived to Manabi and after showing symptoms, sent a blood sample to the National Institute of Public Health Research (Inspi for its Spanish...

Chikungunya virus arrives to Guayaquil with first infected

The Ministry of Public Health confirmed on Monday, December 15 the seventh case of Chikunguña virus in Ecuador and the one ofhigher risk, for having been detected in an area of high transmissibility. This is the first case diagnosed in Guayaquil, which along with the one of Manta...