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Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Possible Ebola patient denied entry to Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - A Dutch man who may be carrying the Ebola virus and has been living in the United States, is not allowed to travel to Curacao. This is what the Ministry of General Affairs announced today. This announcement More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone diagnosed with Ebola

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, a member of the Henry Reeves medical brigade in Sierra Leone, has been diagnosed with Ebola and is now under treatment at a specialized treatment center in Switzerland, More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Ebola task force also for Chikungunya

WILLEMSTAD - The task force preparing a plan for Ebola is also paying attention to the Chikungunya virus. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Ivar Asjes during the press conference of the Council More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Cuba to host international course against Ebola

HAVANA, Cuba - The Havana-based Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute will be the venue for the first international course for the prevention and fighting against Ebola in the Americas, Cuban deputy health minister More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Dock employees do not want to repair ship because of fear for Ebola

WILLEMSTAD – Employees who work at the Curaçao Dry Dock Company (CDM) refused to repair a ship from Nigeria. This ship called the Prince of Seas was sent to the Caracas Baai area to dock. The employees are afraid More...

Premier Asjes
By Edition On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Ebola task force meets with Prime Minister

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao has requested a meeting with the Ebola task force. The reason was to inform each other about the virus, but also to talk about a preparedness program. “Ebola can become More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Ship denied entry to St Vincent following report of crew exhibiting Ebola symptoms

KINGSTOWN - According to a report from Caribbean360, earlier this month St. Vincent and the Grenadines denied an oil tanker entry into its territorial waters after being informed that two crew members were exhibiting More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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CARICOM Ebola meeting postponed

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - A meeting of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government to discuss the region’s approach to tackling the Ebola virus has been postponed. his was revealed by Trinidad and Tobago’s More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Protocol Ebola not known to all departments Sehos

WILLEMSTAD – “I do not think we are really prepared because we still do not know how to deal with the Ebola virus,” confesses a nurse from the St. Elisabeth Hospital (SEHOS). According to the staff nurses More...

Suriname
By Edition On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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New Ebola travel bans by Suriname and Dominican Republic

PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Suriname and the Dominican Republic became the latest countries in the region that will no longer allow entry to foreign travellers if they have previously been to Ebola-hit West African More...