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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Measures against chikungunya came too late

WILLEMSTAD - At the end of July 2014, the month in which the first chikungunya case was confirmed, there were hardly any measures taken against the virus. This is evident from the report by the General Auditor Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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73 zika cases on the island

WILLEMSTAD - The counter reaches 73 zika cases. This is according to epidemiologist Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth. It's about reported and confirmed cases. Gerstenbluth have put some remarks on the figures: eighty percent More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Virologist Martina expects Zika epidemic on ABC-islands

THE HAGUE – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao are on the eve of a Zika-epidemic. That is the expectation of Byron Martina, a virologist at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Poeter Hofmann reports on Caribisch More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Tourist sector suffers from Chikunkunya

WILLEMSTAD - The tourism industry in Curacao is shocked by the news in the Netherlands about Chikunkunya on the island. According to Liza Dindial, president of Curacao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA), More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Chikungunya declared an epidemic in the Caribbean

Chikungunya Is the new virus to be spread by mosquitoes ORANJESTAD – The head of the Caribbean Public Health Authority (CARPHA), Dr James Hospedales, has declared the Chikungunya virus has reached epidemic proportions More...