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What if I get chikungunya while I'm pregnant?

What if I get Chikungunya while I’m pregnant?

Recent research suggests that you can pass on the Chikungunya virus to your unborn baby. This is most likely to occur in the third and fourth month of your pregnancy or in the last few weeks. 94 more words


Chikungunya likely to become endemic to the Caribbean

A regional health official has served notice that the Chikungunya virus is likely to become endemic to the Caribbean.

Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) raised the issue during his participation in a public forum on Ebola and Chikungunya in Kingston on Tuesday. 53 more words


Happy Halloween...Here's Something to Scare the S**it Out of You

Interesting article over at American Thinker, about the safety (or lack thereof) of America’s blood supply.  Think Ebola is a growing threat?  How about Chikungunya Fever, Cholera, and Dengue Fever. 22 more words

Politics In The Age Of Obama

Ebola is not the only, or most dangerous, challenge we face

ON LINE Opinion Peter Curson 28 October 2014

Each day we are confronted by disturbing stories of how Ebola continues to wreck havoc in West Africa and by the threat that it offers to the rest of the world.  48 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Do Mosquitoes Transmit Ebola?

Unless you’ve stayed away from all news for the last few weeks (and who really can do that), you’ve heard about the current Ebola epidemic in Africa and cases in the U.S. 353 more words

Mosquito Squad


Chikungunya Disease – France

On 21 October 2014, WHO was notified by the National IHR Focal Point for France of 4 cases of chikungunya locally-acquired infection in Montpellier, France. 132 more words


When my Dominican God meets my American one

By Vanessa Hornedo
Hispanic Link News Service

From August 2013 until July 2014 I called a small village nestled in the Central Cordillera Mountains of the Dominican Republic my home. 1,306 more words