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How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures)

June 18, 2014
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How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures… How to Recover from Chikungunya. Chikungunya is a virus, transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The number one transmission agent for t… View on m.wikihow.com
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MAJOR THIEF HEADS HAITIAN REFORESTATION PROJECT

June 10, 2014
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MAJOR THIEF HEADS HAITIAN  REFORESTATION PROJECT

Jean Lucien Ligonde, a senior adviser to the Ministry of Environment, is the guy who in 2005 stole millions from Haiti’s Notre Dame. This fact was confirmed by two Archbishops. When caught, he promised to repay the money at $150,000 per month, gave one cheque and fled to Boston where he hawked phony cancer...
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Haiti could solve its drastic plastic problem and help its most vulnerable

June 7, 2014
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Haiti could solve its drastic plastic problem and help its most vulnerable

With waste from discarded plastic products a growing problem in Haiti, it is time informal waste-pickers were properly incentivised Plastic proliferation … the streets of Port-au-Prince and other Haitian cities are increasingly awash with refuse. Photograph: Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images Take a walk through the streets of Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, and you will be struck...
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DO NOT TAKE NEO MELUBRINA – IT COULD KILL YOU. THIS IS BEING SOLD TO FIGHT CHIKUNGUNYA INFECTIONS – IT HAS BEEN BANNED IN USA SINCE 1977 -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 6, 2014
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DO NOT TAKE NEO MELUBRINA – IT COULD KILL YOU. THIS IS BEING SOLD TO FIGHT CHIKUNGUNYA INFECTIONS – IT HAS BEEN BANNED IN USA SINCE 1977 -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Neo-Melubrina, commonly referred to as “Mexican aspirin”, is an over the counter pain and fever medication sold south of the border in pill and liquid form for adults and children. It is not uncommon for tourists in the region to wander into a local pharmacy looking for quick relief of pain, headache, or fever,...
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Floridians urged to clean up to prevent new mosquito-borne viruses

June 6, 2014
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Floridians urged to clean up to prevent new mosquito-borne viruses

FILE- In this undated file photo provided byt he USDA, an aedes aegypti mosquito is shown on human skin. Uncredited / ASSOCIATED PRESS Painful And Rapid Spread Of New Virus In Caribbean They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much… By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Florida public health and mosquito-control experts are calling...
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Chikungunya cases surge in Dominican Republic, Haiti

June 4, 2014
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Chikungunya cases surge in Dominican Republic, Haiti

Chikungunya infections in Caribbean countries spiked last week, led by quickly growing numbers mainly in the Latin parts of the region, according to the latest update from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Also two new countries—Barbados and Chile—are investigating their first suspected or confirmed imported cases, according to media and infectious disease reporting...
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Mosquito-borne virus could become public health nuisance for Florida

June 4, 2014
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Mosquito-borne virus could become public health nuisance for Florida

A mosquito-borne virus rapidly spreading in the Caribbean may become a public health issue for Florida, experts warn. A resident of San Cristobal, southeast of Santo Domingo with symptoms of Chikungunya fever is treated in the emergency sector of the Juan Pablo Pina Hospital. The Chikungunya epidemc artritis, common in Africa and Asia, is...
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Sur le radar Chikungunya, le virus qui frappe les Antilles

June 1, 2014
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Sur le radar Chikungunya, le virus qui frappe les Antilles

(Reuters)Les hôpitaux des Antilles et des Caraïbes sont débordés par un virus en rapide propagation à travers les îles. Des milliers de personnes souffrent de maux de tête, de fièvre et de douleurs intenses aux jointures. C’est à un point tel que certaines victimes peuvent à peine marcher ou utiliser leurs mains… La maladie...
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Outbreak of Chikungunya, gold business for some..

May 26, 2014
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Outbreak of Chikungunya, gold business for some..

Haiti Libre.com Since the confirmation of cases of Chikungunya by the Ministry of Health, May 6, the Ministry said to have identified 5,155 cases in Haiti, 70% in the West department. Recall that the Chikungunya is an infectious disease caused by an arbovirus of the family “Togaviridae” transmitted by mosquitoes. This disease is characterized...
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Towards a farmers/private sector partnership in the cocoa and coffee sectors

May 26, 2014
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Towards a farmers/private sector partnership in the cocoa and coffee sectors

Friday, Didier Fils-Aimé, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH) especially accompanied by Théo Winner, President of the Maison Geo Winner, specialized for more than 100 years in the purchase, processing and export of cocoa and coffee, have made an exploratory visit in the third communal section of Petit-Goâve, to...
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