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Fighting the Chikungunya epidemic

Mass awareness campaigns with live events and radio announcements With the begin of the hurricane season in the Caribbean, the region’s residents face multiple threats: not only the extreme weather...

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Chikungunya: A New Virus in the Region of the Americas

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is working with the countries of the Americas in response to the appearance of the chikungunya virus, which is transmitted by...

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Rapid Risk Assessment - Chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean region

Main conclusions and options for action • This is the first documented autochthonous transmission of chikungunya virus in the Americas. The outbreak started on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin in...

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Chikungunya: un nuevo virus en la región de las Américas

¿Qué es el chikungunya? El chikungunya es un virus que causa fiebre alta, dolor de cabeza, dolores en las articulaciones y dolor muscular, unos tres o siete días después de ser picado por un mosquito...

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Fiebre chikungunya ahora amenaza a Centroamérica

América Central, 19 de Junio 2014 Fuente: La Prensa Libre San Juan (EFE).- La chikungunya, una enfermedad parecida al dengue que se detectó por primera vez en América hace seis meses, ya ha causado...

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Haiti

Chikungunya Outbreak: Emergency Aid Bound for Haiti

Direct Relief is sending emergency medicines and medical supplies to Haiti following an urgent request from the Director General of the Ministry of Public Health and Population of Haiti who contacted...

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Haiti

Haïti Bulletin humanitaire - Numéro 41, mai 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS  Des inondations ont été enregistrées au cours du mois de mai particulièrement dans les départements du Nord, de l’Artibonite, du Centre et de l’Ouest. Des centaines de familles ont...

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Epidemiological Update - Chikungunya Fever - 23 May 2014

Situation summary Autochthonous transmission of chikungunya in the Region of the Americas was first detected in December 2013. From then up to epidemiological week (EW) 20 of 2014, autochthonous...

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