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Avoid mosquito bites to fight chikungunya

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Talking to the press last month, Mandera chief officer of health, Mariam Dubow Dahir, said about 540 patients had been admitted at public health facilities with chikungunya symptoms. She warned that the numbers could continue rising, a prospect that ...

Kenya: Chikungunya Epidemic Casts Its Pall - What You Should Know

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Parts of Northern Kenya have been struck by an epidemic of chikungunya, a mosquito borne viral infection. Half of the population in one Kenyan county which borders Ethiopia and Somalia has come down with the infection.

Chikungunya mother-to-baby transmission reported in Brazil

Outbreak News Today - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
This case strengthens the alert for pregnant women, who should take protective measures against Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector Zika, dengue and chikungunya, throughout the period of pregnancy. “While the increased risk of transmission of Zika ...

Chikungunya virus can spread from mosquito to mosquito, reveals study

Mumbai Mirror - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Contrary to popular belief that chikungunya virus is passed on from infected humans to mosquitoes, a study has reveled that the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes pass on the Chikungunya virus to their offsprings. The study also suggests that lack of adequate ...
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Mosquito bites more than just annoying — can cause serious illness

Miami Herald - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The most common diseases caused by mosquito bites in the Americas include dengue, chikungunya, Zika and malaria. All of these diseases can produce high fever, joint pain, skin rashes and headaches a few weeks after being bitten by an infected mosquito ...

Scientists Find Vaccines To Fight Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya

University Herald - ‎Jun 17, 2016‎
University of Alabama Student Tested Positive For The Highly-Contagious Zika Virus! A University of Alabama student who had recently studied abroad has tested positive for the Zika virus, a spokesman for the school confirmed on Monday, June 13.

15 Tips For Travelers To Stay Healthy On A Summer Vacation

NPR - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
Some of the students got mosquito bites and came down with chikungunya, she says. "If it's possible, bring your own products - and enough to last," she says.

Chikungunya Pipeline Review, Industry Analysis, Market Size and Forecast 2016 to 2020

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
Chikungunya Global 2015 Clinical Trials Review, H2” provides an detailed overview of Chikungunya scenario. Report includes top line data relating on Chikungunya Global clinical trials scenario. This report on Chikungunya also includes an review of ...

What we should know about the killer virus "Chikungunya"

Hivisasa.com - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Chikungunya is a mosquito borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. The name"Chikungunya" derives from a word in the kimakonde language meaning "to be contorted",and it describes slooped appearance of ...
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SC tem 1º caso de Chikungunya contraído dentro do estado em 2016

Globo.com - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Santa Catarina registrou o primeiro caso de febre de Chikungunya contraído dentro do estado em 2016, divulgou a Diretoria de Vigilância Epidemiológica (Dive) em boletim desta terça-feira (28) sobre as doenças transmitidas pelo Aedes aegypti. O paciente ...
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Un vaccin contre le virus du Chikungunya testé en Martinique

BFMTV.COM - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Ils seront suivis sur une période de 18 mois. D'autres îles des Caraïbes, telles que Porto-Rico, de la République dominicaine, d'Haïti et de la Guadeloupe, qui avaient été touchées entre 2013 et 2014 par une épidémie de Chikungunya y participent aussi.

Risco de contrair dengue, zika ou chikungunya durante Olimpíadas é pequeno

Kantar Brasil Insights (liberação de imprensa) (Inscrição) (Blogue) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Dengue, zika, chikungunya. Apenas um mosquito pode transmitir essas três doenças – e causar muita dor de cabeça para autoridades, profissionais de saúde e população em geral. Com a aproximação dos Jogos Olímpicos e Paraolímpicos, que serão ...
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Chikungunya, Dengue, Zika : avancées sur les vaccins

Journal International de Médecine (Abonnement) - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
La résurgence de pathologies considérées comme limitées à certaines zones géographiques , telle la dengue ou l'émergence d'épidémies liées à des virus qui jusqu'alors n'avaient guère fait parler d'eux, comme le chikungunya ou le Zika expliquent ce ...
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Feto é infectado por vírus da zika e chikungunya na Paraíba, diz médica

Globo.com - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
Um feto com cinco meses de gestação está infectado pelos vírus da zika e chikungunya na Paraíba. A informação foi confirmada pela médica paraibana especialista em medicina fetal, Adriana Melo, nesta segunda-feira (27), depois que exames foram ...

Mantienen medidas preventivas para evitar casos de dengue y chikungunya en Tetecala

Unión de Morelos - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tras las primeras lluvias, autoridades de salud de Tetecala garantizaron que se mantienen las acciones preventivas para evitar la reproducción del zancudo transmisor de virus como dengue y chikungunya. El director de Salud municipal Jorge Giovanni ...
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Detectan nuevos casos de zika, chikungunya y dengue en Costa Rica

Prensa Latina - ‎14 hours ago‎
29 de junio de 2016, 19:51San José, 29 jun (PL) Datos del Ministerio de Salud de Costa Rica reflejan hoy un total de 157 casos de zika confirmados, 17 de ellos importados, en lo que va de año, mientras descartaron 676 sospechosos de portar esa ...
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Número de casos de chikungunya em AL preocupa Secretaria da Saúde

Globo.com - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
O aumento do número de casos de chikungunha no estado preocupa a secretaria de Saúde de Alagoas (Sesau). De acordo com a secretária da pasta, Rosângela Wyszomirska, de janeiro a maio deste ano já foram registrados 6.400 casos, contra 127 ...
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PB registra infecção de bebê por chikungunya durante a gestação

Globo.com - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Um bebê foi infectado com a febre chikungunya durante a gestação na Paraíba. Esse caso, investigado pela pesquisadora e médica Adriana Melo, confirma que a doença pode ser transmitida verticalmente, ou seja, da mãe para o feto ou recém-nascido.

Moustique-tigre en Corse : 14 cas suspects et 1 cas de chikungunya importé en 2015

Corse Net Infos - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
En 2006 et 2007, la Haute-Corse puis la Corse-du-Sud ont été classés en « niveau 1 albopictus » du plan national anti-dissémination de la dengue et du chikungunya, qui compte 6 niveaux. La présence du moustique tigre est donc avérée, il est durablement ...
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Rio Grande do Sul tem primeiro caso autóctone de febre chikungunya

Globo.com - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
A infecção pelo vírus chikungunya provoca sintomas bem parecidos com os da dengue, porém causa mais dor e tem menor índice de mortalidade. Entre os principais sintomas como dor de cabeça e muscular, náusea e manchas avermelhadas na pele.
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