Tag archive for ‘chikungunya caribbean’
By Robert On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Chikungunya in the Caribbean: ‘Locally acquired’ cases top 260,000, more than half from Dominican Republic

The number of autochthonous chikungunya cases in the Caribbean shot up by a whopping 70,000 as the total cases recorded in Central America, the Latin Caribbean and non-Latin Caribbean now exceeds 260,000, according More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Chikungunya confirmed on Saint Lucia

The Eastern Caribbean island country of Saint Lucia has reported confirming its first case of the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya, according to Glen Simon with the Saint Lucia Ministry of Health today. Image/CDC Epidemiologist, More...

By Robert On Friday, March 21st, 2014

MERS coronavirus cases top 200 globally, more than 15,000 confirmed/suspected chikungunya cases in the Caribbean

The European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) has updated the numbers in some of the most significant outbreaks across the globe today in it’s Communicable Threats Report. Image/Maureen Metcalfe; More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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St. Kitts man first confirmed chikungunya case on the SKN islands

Chikungunya, the mosquito borne viral disease that is spreading throughout the Caribbean, has now been confirmed in St. Kitts and Nevis, according to a WINN FM news report today. St. Kitts and Nevis mapImage/CIA A More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Dominica reports three more chikungunya cases

Health officials on the island of Dominica have reported three more confirmed cases of chikungunya, bringing the total to four, according to a Dominica News Online report Tuesday. According to the report, the new More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Chikungunya confirmed on Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

Three cases of the mosquitoborne virus, chikungunya, have been confirmed in the British Virgin Islands, according to a Ministry of Health and Social Development news release Monday. Jost Van Dyke (in red)Public More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

CDC updates travel notice: Chikungunya in the Caribbean

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the notice for travelers to the Caribbean, particularly the islands of St. Martin, Martinique and others in the French Caribbean as the number of chikungunya More...



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