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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Chikungunya (06): Africa (Sudan) mixed outbreak
    Mon, 08 Oct 2018 23:31:26 -0400
    Chikungunya -- Sudan
    The Federal Ministry of Health in recent times has informed WHO of an outbreak of chikungunya that has affected eastern states. To date, a total of 13 430 suspected cases were reported from the country, primarily from Kassala and Red Sea state. Samples have been tested both by PCR and by serology. A number of samples have also been tested positive for dengue fever.
    Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease. It can be easily be mistaken for other arboviral diseases such as dengue or Zika

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