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Beth Chaim
By Edition On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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GGD: Isla and Boo violate nuisance permit

AMSTERDAM, WILLEMSTAD – Oil Refinery Isla and the Build Own and Operate plant (BOO) have violated the nuisance permit in 2014. This is according to the Dutch Health Department (GGD) in Amsterdam, which carried More...

Terumo
By Edition On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Health Inspectorate: “Do not use Terumo hypodermic needles”

WILLEMSTAD - People who use Terumo injection needles are advised not to use them temporarily. This is according to a report from the Healthcare Inspectorate of Curaçao. This report was issued in response to the More...

Chikungunya1
By Edition On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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458 people with Chikungunya until now

WILLEMSTAD – The Department of Public Health has received 1500 reports of which 458 were people infected with the Chikungunya virus. This is according to the Health Director, Sirving Keli. The Department is preparing More...

Chikungunya1
By Edition On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Weekly Schedule and routes mosquito extermination

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Health continues with the mosquito extermination process. This is due to the spread of chikungunya virus. Today they will spray in Steenrijk, Kustbatterij, Kintjan, Cobá, Saliña Abou, More...

Zika
By Edition On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Spraying against Chikungunya

WILLEMSTAD – The Health Department started spraying in various neighborhoods against the Chikungunya virus. There were initial talks about the actions being concentrated in the neighborhoods of Suffisant, Muizenberg More...

Zika
By Edition On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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56 confirmed Chikungunya cases

WILLEMSTAD - Despite the measures that are being taken to prevent the spread of the virus, the number of confirmed Chikungunya cases rose to 56. Furthermore, there is a total of 500 people suspected of carrying More...

Hospital hallway
By Edition On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Curaçao preparing for eventual Ebola cases

WILLEMSTAD – “The possibility of our island or our neighboring island to find themselves confronted with one or more cases of the Ebola virus is small but we have to always be prepared.” This is according More...