Tag archive for ‘French Polynesia’
By Zach Jones On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Who is gay in Disney, Marvel , Star Wars universe: Elsa, Luke, Captain Marvel

Disney’s heavy-hitting franchises are slowly getting more diverse with The Force Awakens has more female and non-white characters in speaking roles than the first three Star Wars movies combined. Captain America: More...

By Robert On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Tahiti reports first imported chikungunya case

After reported cases of chikungunya in New Caledonia and a large outbreak in Tonga this year, French Polynesian health authorities are reporting the first imported case of the mosquito borne virus in Tahiti. A Radio More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

UniSA and French researchers battle Zika virus in the Pacific

Adjunct Professor at UniSA’s School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences and the Barbara Hardy Institute, Philip Weinstein says the University will provide critical experience and expertise to the international project. Image/CIA “We More...

By Robert On Monday, March 17th, 2014

New Zealand health officials warn travelers of dengue risk in the Pacific

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) in an advisory today is warning travelers to the various Pacific islands to ensure they take the appropriate measures to prevent mosquito bites as the mosquito More...

By Robert On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Zika virus outbreak in the Pacific update

The latest numbers for the Zika fever outbreak in the two, French, Pacific island territories were released today by the ECDC and here is the update:   New CaledoniaImage/CIA In French Polynesia, 61 new suspected More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Zika virus outbreak in the Pacific update

The mosquito borne viral disease, Zika fever, is making it’s second appearance as an outbreak in the Pacific since 2007, with the virus being seen in significant numbers in French Polynesia and New Caledonia. New More...

By Robert On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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35,000 suspected cases of Zika fever reported in French Polynesia

In a follow-up to a story from late November, according to the latest numbers from the French Polynesia Department of Health as of December 3, there has been 99 laboratory confirmed cases and 35,000 suspected cases More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Japan reports first imported Zika fever case

Last month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel warning for those traveling to the islands of French Polynesia due to an outbreak of the viral disease, Zika fever.   Image/CIA In More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

New Caledonia reports three imported cases of Zika fever

In a follow-up report to the Zika fever outbreak in French Polynesia, New Caledonia health officials are reporting three imported cases of the viral disease from French Polynesia. New CaledoniaImage/CIA Dr. Sylvie More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

CDC issues travel warning about Zika Fever in Tahiti

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a travel notice for Americans traveling to the French Polynesian islands of  Tahiti, Tahaa, Uturoa, Bora-Bora, Taiohae, and Arutua due to More...



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