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teleSUR English

teleSUR English
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700

Prime Minister declares a 'national emergency' as the Caribbean nation works to combat the mosquito-borne virus. Jamaican prime minister Portia Simpson Miller announced that the island nation is in a 'national emergency' this week over the outbreak of ...

Reuters

Reuters
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:51:18 -0700

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is very likely to join the list of countries to register cases of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya, a senior health ministry official said on Wednesday. Chikungunya is spread by two mosquito species ...

Caribbean Journal

Caribbean Journal
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:33:39 -0700

Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the country is in a “national emergency” over the outbreak of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus in the country. The virus, which is similar in symptoms to Dengue fever, often leads to fever and ...

Fox News Latino

Fox News Latino
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:10:56 -0700

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and infecting more ...

Medscape

Medscape
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:14:25 -0700

Clinicians should be alerted to the possible spread of chikungunya virus in the United States, according to a commentary published online September 23 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "Clinicians should advise patients to use antivector measures ...

VICE News

VICE News
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:18:45 -0700

Officials in French Polynesia on Tuesday declared an epidemic of chikungunya, a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes. That day alone, 59 cases were reported on the island of Tahiti, and a further 200 suspected. Three patients are currently ...

CCTV-America

CCTV-America
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:11:36 -0700

Chikungunya, a virus known for decades in parts of Africa and Asia, is sweeping across the Caribbean, Central and South America. According to the Pan American Health Organization, there have been 118 confirmed deaths to the disease and an estimated ...
 
Miami New Times (blog)
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:31:05 -0700

In mid-April, 39-year-old Belkys Jimenez came down with a high fever. She also developed a headache and then severe pain in her muscles and joints. Her feet and ankles became swollen, making walking painful. Jimenez had long battled hypertension, but ...
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