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Is Yellow Fever Knocking At Our Door?

The following article was passed along to me by David Olinger, the County’s Public Health Preparedness Coordinator.  It is an article that is written by Michaeleen Doucleff and published by Houston Public Media News 88.7… 835 more words

Emergency Management


Qatar reports 2nd MERS case in a month

Health officials in Qatar have reported an additional Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) case in 2017 in a 25-year-old patient, according to a news release. 77 more words


Smart-phone controlled device for rapid detection of zika, dengue and chikungunya.

By Jide Ajibola

A group of researchers (nature.com) claim to have developed a new smart-phone controlled device that can be used to detect zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses within thirty minutes. 316 more words

Vector-borne Disease

Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults

For the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults.

The evidence so far is only in eight people in Venezuela, and is not enough to prove a link. 500 more words


Kenyataan Akhbar KPK 5 Mac - Situasi Semasa Demam Denggi, Zika dan Chikungunya di Malaysia

Pada minggu Ke-8 tahun 2017, iaitu dari 19 Februari hingga 25 Februari 2017, sejumlah 1,937 kes Demam Denggi telah dilaporkan iaitu peningkatan sebanyak 22 kes (1.1%) berbanding 1,915 kes pada minggu sebelumnya namun terdapat lima (5) negeri yang menunjukkan peningkatan kes berbanding minggu sebelumnya iaitu Perak, WP Kuala Lumpur & Putrajaya, Melaka, Kedah dan Pahang. 509 more words



Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever death reported in Namibia

A farmworker from the Omaheke region on the eastern border of Namibia has died from Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), according to Namibia health officials. 136 more words



This may seem like a random post but I wanted to share the amazing benefits that I have experienced with Turmeric. Living in the Caribbean, we tend to get various little tropical diseases.   322 more words

Living In The Dominican Republic