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Mosquito
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Chance of malaria in Curaςao is small

WILLEMSTAD - The chance of the malaria disease appearing in Curaςao is small. This is according to entomologist Gisette Seferina. In Venezuela, the number of malaria cases has increased fivefold in recent years. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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What you need to know about Zika virus

WILLEMSTAD - Concerns are growing over the mosquito-borne illness known as Zika virus, which has been spreading through the Caribbean, Central and South America and is believed to be linked to a surge in serious More...

Zika
By Edition On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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PAHO calls for increased vigilance due to Zika mosquito virus

CPS advises populace to eliminate mosquito breeding areas WILLEMSTAD - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in its recent epidemiological alert, calls on Member States to increase vigilance and establish/maintain More...

Chikungunya
By Edition On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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First case of chikungunya in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The first case of chikungunya was registered in Curaçao. It is a patient who may have been bitten by a mosquito on the island. So far the disease occurred predominantly with travelers from infected More...