Chikungunya fever is wide spread in Honduras
With 12,863 cases of chikungunya reported by San Pedro Sula (Cortes department), and the departments of Choluteca, Valle, Yoro, and Francisco Morazan, the risk of exposure to chikungunya virus is widespread nationwide.
Travellers to areas where chikungunya fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure to this virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with chikungunya fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community that are not reported. Chikungunya virus infections may have long lasting health consequences.