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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Caribbean warned to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of dengue fever

While Chikungunya and Zika which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported in a recent epidemiological report about malaria in the Americas, PAHO takes note that following a continued decrease in the number of malaria cases from 2005 More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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CARPHA test new app in the fight against mosquitoes

PORT OF SPAIN -  The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is exploring the novel use of mobile technology in its fight against mosquito borne diseases.  The Agency in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for More...

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By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Camelia-Römer: “Release mosquitos in Curaçao more difficult than in Saba”

WILLEMSTAD - Release mosquitoes in Curaçao as they did in Saba is not just applicable to this island. The Leeward Island wants to release 15 million male tiger mosquitos to fight the Zika virus. The female Aedes 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 Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Fight against mosquitos continues

WILLEMSTAD - The mosquito control program will continue. This is according to the Department of Public Health. The Department indicated that they will continue spraying in the following neighborhoods and streets More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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Genetically modified mosquitoes can’t spread malaria, scientists say

Scientists in California say they have genetically modified a strain of mosquitoes that cannot be infected by the malaria parasite and cannot spread it to humans. Using a technique known as gene editing, the American More...

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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...

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By Edition On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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New actions against mosquitoes in Bandabou

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature announced that from today until next Friday they will spray in various neighborhoods in Bandabou (western side of the island) against mosquitos. This will More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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No spraying against mosquitoes during rain

WILLEMSTAD – The spraying actions against mosquitoes is halted during rain. This was reported by the Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature in a press release. The neighborhoods that were supposed to be sprayed More...