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Tropical virus goes from Zero to 1.24 mIllion cases in the Americas - in 1 year!

In slightly more than a year, the Americas have seen more than 1.24 million cases of chikungunya virus, a mosquito-borne disease that causes high fever and debilitating joint pain.

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Finding dirt and illness

When Dan mapped out our route through Colombia on google earth it looked like we would be on paved roads and highways a lot of the time. 655 more words


Friday Fave!

Aloe Vera!!! Over the past few weeks, I have developed an OBSESSION with this plant. However, just how I discovered its amazing healing properties was rather unfortunate. 337 more words


142 | വൈറല്‍ പനികള്‍ | VIRAL FEVERS

H1N1, DENGUE, CHIKUNGUNYA തുടങ്ങി ഒട്ടുമിക്ക അപകടകരമെന്നു കരുതുന്ന വൈറല്‍ പനികള്‍ക്കും ഒരൊറ്റ ഔഷധം മതി.

കിരിയാത്ത്, ദേവതാരം, കൊത്തമല്ലി, ചുക്ക് എന്നിവ 15 ഗ്രാം വീതമെടുത്തു ചതച്ച്, 12 ഗ്ലാസ് വെള്ളത്തില്‍ വെന്ത്, ഒന്നര ഗ്ലാസ് ആക്കി അര ഗ്ലാസ് വീതം കഴിച്ചാല്‍ വൈറല്‍ പനികള്‍ മാറും. 19 more words

ഗൃഹവൈദ്യം | Home Remedy

War on Mosquitoes and Chikungunya

On January 28th the entire community of Los Cedros was paid a visit by the government health department who were (and still are) waging a war on a mosquito-transmitted disease called  266 more words

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Caribbean blues: Mosquito virus is sickening more travellers

Thousands of travelers to the Caribbean and nearby regions are coming home with an unwanted souvenir: a mosquito-borne virus that recently settled there.

The virus, called chikungunya (chih-kihn-GOON’-yuh), causes severe, often disabling joint pain, and few U.S. 700 more words


Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes To The Rescue!

Most people are not fans of mosquitoes, but they are unavoidable here and in our Latin American countries. They carry disease and the bites can leave you sore and bleeding. 345 more words