HAIRS risk assessment: Chikungunya virus
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Human animal infections and risk surveillance group (HAIRS)
- First published:
- 6 October 2015
- Last updated:
- 9 October 2015, see all updates
Qualitative assessment of the risk that chikungunya virus presents to the UK population.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2015315 PDF, 402KB, 15 pages
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The geographic distribution of chikungunya virus and its mosquito vectors has changed dramatically in recent years. This risk assessment was completed to assess both the current risk that chikungunya virus presents to the UK, as well as the risk that it would present if/when the mosquito vectors are established in the UK.
Published: 6 October 2015
Updated: 9 October 2015
- A minor edit was made to ensure clarity in the risk assessment.
- First published.