Areas at Risk for Chikungunya

Key points

  • Outbreaks have occurred in most parts of the world, including in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
  • Locally acquired cases have not been reported in US states or territories since 2019.
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Areas at risk for chikungunya

  • Chikungunya virus circulates in tropical and subtropical regions.
  • Chikungunya virus disease cases and outbreaks had been identified in more than 100 countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
  • The map and tables below show countries with current outbreaks and countries that have had evidence of chikungunya virus transmission among people within the last 5 years.
  • Visit CDC's Traveler's Health website for more information on current outbreaks.

Countries and territories with a current chikungunya outbreak.

CDC posts information when an outbreak occurs on CDC Travelers' Health website.

Country Date For more information
Maldives May 2024 Chikungunya in Maldives

Countries and territories with evidence of chikungunya virus transmission among humans within the last 5 years (as of March 5, 2024)


Burkina Faso Cameroon Chad Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon
Gambia Ghana Kenya Malawi
Mali Nigeria Republic of Congo Senegal


Cambodia China India Indonesia
Laos Malaysia Maldives Myanmar
Pakistan Philippines Taiwan Thailand
Timor Leste Vietnam

The Americas

Argentina Barbados Belize Bolivia
Brazil Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador
Guatemala Jamaica Mexico Nicaragua
Panama Paraguay Peru Saint Lucia
Suriname Uruguay Venezuela