Chikungunya confirmed in Belize

by Wayne Ghesquiere on November 28, 2014

Since November 21, 2014 the Pan American Health Organization has confirmed 3 locally acquired cases of chikungunya fever.  The cases were reported from the city of Belmopan.

Travellers are advised to practice insect precautions.  Chikungunya is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito; this is a daytime biting mosquito.

Travellers are advised to seek travel health advised a minimum of 4- 6 weeks before departure to learn more and ensure immunizations and other health concerns are up to date. Contact us!

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