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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Ministry starts Info line Chikungunya

WILLEMSTAD – Information about the Chikungunya virus, the fight against it and the symptoms can be requested starting this week by calling the government hot line number 9345. This was announced by the Ministry More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Mosquito extermination in Banda Bou

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature is busy with the eradication of mosquitoes. Today, tomorrow and Saturday the Ministry will spray in Bándabou (western side of the island). This is associated More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Papaya for Chikungunya and Dengue

After we’ve published the article titled “How to recover from Chikungunya”, we continued to do research on this disease, which is spreading in the Caribbean. Curaçao is not an exception.  Doing our research More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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How to recover from Chikungunya

Seeing the major problem we have with the Cikungunya virus, we decided to consult the internet for information about how to recover from this virus. We found a lot of information that we would like to share with More...

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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Chikungunya death toll in the Caribbean passes 100 mark

WILLEMSTAD - The death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya continues to rise in the Caribbean, now passing the 100 mark, health officials say. The Pan American Health Organization, (PAHO) puts More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Local Doctor: “Chikungunya is rampant in Curacao”

WILLEMSTAD - Chikungunya virus is spreading rapidly on Curaçao. According to some General Practitioners, they see on average twenty patients on a daily basis who have all the symptoms of the disease. It indicates More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Chikungunya is here to stay

WILLEMSTAD - Now that the chikungunya virus has been detected on the island, we will have to live with its presence. According to the virologist, Byron Martina, it was never possible to fully eradicate a virus that More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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More chikungunya infections inevitable

WILLEMSTAD – "People move around so it is almost certain that there will more chikungunya infections,” Sirving Kely, sector director at the Ministry of Health, said. 21 Cases of chikungunya were registered last More...