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Passing Peace

Each time we, as a Christian community, gather to celebrate the Eucharist, we have a tradition of passing the peace. How we pass that peace can be summed up in a thread started by a friend of mine of Facebook: “Informal poll for Episcopalians (or anyone who worships in a “liturgical church”): When passing the peace, are you a hand shaker or a hugger?” 558 more words



Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Between 6 and 11 September 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. 140 more words



Chikungunya – Senegal

On 9 September 2015, the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (MOHSA) of Senegal notified WHO of active circulation of chikungunya virus in the region of Kédougou. 228 more words


Dengue and Chikungunya ? Do I have one or the other?

The good news is that I did nt have either Dengue or Chikungunya (which I really knew deep down). Because I had similar symptoms , headache ,muscle ache in the upper torso,a slight fever, and a really bad  cough ,automatically the staff gave me the diagnosis  of one or the other . 436 more words


Is climate change pushing the Caribbean towards a health crisis?

Advira Shand (co-founder, WAGS Construction, climate activist, and ambassador for Youth for Enlightenment and Welfare) writes about climate change in the Caribbean and a looming health crisis. 432 more words


With 19 Cases of Chikungunya Being Confirmed in Texas, Victoria Mosquito Control is More Important Than Ever

Disease carrying mosquitoes are in full swing. The mosquito population is sure to surge as we approach cooler temperatures than we have been seeing here in Victoria. 298 more words

Mosquito Control